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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/20] ceph: Ceph distributed file system client v0.10
* Sage Weil (sage@newdream.net) wrote:
> I don't always verify that things like element counts are "sane", though,
> so there's currently the possibility of trying to allocate large chunks of
> memory.

There's also the potential of allocating a small amount of memory w/ a
large element count if you overflow on multiply. You should definitely
protect against this if you have such code in ceph client (kcalloc has
simple example defense).

thanks,
-chris


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