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SubjectRe: [PATCH] X.25: Fix address field length calculation
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Am 15.10.2013 19:29, schrieb Joe Perches:
> On Tue, 2013-10-15 at 14:29 +0000, Kelleter, Günther wrote:
>> Addresses are BCD encoded, not ASCII. x25_addr_ntoa got it right.
> []
>> Wrong length calculation leads to rejection of CALL ACCEPT packets.
> []
>> diff --git a/net/x25/af_x25.c b/net/x25/af_x25.c
> []
>> @@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ int x25_parse_address_block(struct sk_buff *skb,
>> }
>> len = *skb->data;
>> - needed = 1 + (len >> 4) + (len & 0x0f);
>> + needed = 1 + ((len >> 4) + (len & 0x0f) + 1) / 2;
> This calculation looks odd.
> Perhaps use bcd.h instead?
>

It's just the same calculation as in x25_add_ntoa (last line) and it's
used this way by x.25.
Two digits are encoded to one byte and the last byte is padded with 0 if
the total number of digits is odd.--
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