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Subject[PATCH 2/4] lib/vsprintf.c: also improve sanity check in bstr_printf()
Quoting from 2aa2f9e21e4e ("lib/vsprintf.c: improve sanity check in

On 64 bit, size may very well be huge even if bit 31 happens to be 0.
Somehow it doesn't feel right that one can pass a 5 GiB buffer but not a
3 GiB one. So cap at INT_MAX as was probably the intention all along.
This is also the made-up value passed by sprintf and vsprintf.

I should have seen this copy-pasted instance back then, but let's just
do it now.

Signed-off-by: Rasmus Villemoes <>
lib/vsprintf.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/vsprintf.c b/lib/vsprintf.c
index f2590a80937f..03fa10b4be96 100644
--- a/lib/vsprintf.c
+++ b/lib/vsprintf.c
@@ -2294,7 +2294,7 @@ int bstr_printf(char *buf, size_t size, const char *fmt, const u32 *bin_buf)
char *str, *end;
const char *args = (const char *)bin_buf;

- if (WARN_ON_ONCE((int) size < 0))
+ if (WARN_ON_ONCE(size > INT_MAX))
return 0;

str = buf;

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