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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ieee802154: verify packet size before trying to allocate it
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On Sun, 2012-06-10 at 20:04 -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Sasha Levin <levinsasha928@gmail.com>
> Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 13:10:19 +0200
>
> > Currently when sending data over datagram, the send function will attempt to
> > allocate any size passed on from the userspace.
> >
> > We should make sure that this size is checked and limited. The maximum size
> > of an IP packet seemed like the safest limit here.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <levinsasha928@gmail.com>
>
> Why not limit to the device MTU? That's exactly what I suggested
> to you.

That's what I ended up doing in the reply to this mail.



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