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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] NET: catch signed nla_len() retval in tcf_simp_init()
    jamal wrote:
    > On Thu, 2008-17-04 at 06:55 +0200, Patrick McHardy wrote:
    >> The change is also unnecessary because the attribute was
    >> already validated and the length can not be less than zero.
    > Since act_simple is an academic example:
    > I think that a better solution is to add TCA_DEF_DATA (which is a
    > string) to the nla_policy. nla_policy is defined but at the moment it is
    > not used in the call to nla_parse_nested() - might as well use it.

    Basic validity checks are always performed. But I agree, better
    to provide a good example.

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