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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] comedi: integer overflow in do_insnlist_ioctl()
On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 04:46:51PM -0500, Xi Wang wrote:
> There is a potential integer overflow in do_insnlist_ioctl() if
> userspace passes in a large insnlist.n_insns. The call to kmalloc()
> would allocate a small buffer, leading to a memory corruption.
>
> The bug was reported by Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
> and Haogang Chen <haogangchen@gmail.com>. The patch was suggested by
> Ian Abbott <abbotti@mev.co.uk> and Lars-Peter Clausen <lars@metafoo.de>.
>
> Signed-off-by: Xi Wang <xi.wang@gmail.com>

Hm, I already applied Dan's previous patch, what should I do with this
one now? Revert Dan's and apply this one, or apply both of them, or
something else?

confused,

greg k-h


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