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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/5] perf: Validate address in symbol__inc_addr_samples().
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From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@ghostprotocols.net>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:15:24 -0300

> Em Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 04:28:08PM -0400, David Miller escreveu:
>> If addr < sym->start then we are going to access past the end of the
>> h->addr[] array, since the offset calculated will be huge.
>>
>> Trigger an assertion instead of randomly scribbling memory when this
>> situation occurs.
>
> I'm applying this one instead, please check if you have any concerns
> with this approach:

No objections.


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