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From: Greg KH <>
To: Yu Kuai <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] char: pcmcia: fix possible array index out of bounds in set_protocol()
Date: Fri, 21 May 2021 12:59:01 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, May 21, 2021 at 06:07:05PM +0800, Yu Kuai wrote:
> The length of array 'pts_reply' is 4, and the loop in set_protocol()
> will access array element from 0 to num_bytes_read - 1. Thus if
> io_read_num_rec_bytes() gets 'num_bytes_read' more than 4, it will
> cause index out of bounds errors.

And how can num_bytes_read be greater than 4?

Ah, it is tested, but you might want to error out if that happens, as
obviously something went wrong.

Do you have this hardware to test these changes?


greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-21 10:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-21 10:07 [PATCH] char: pcmcia: fix possible array index out of bounds in set_protocol() Yu Kuai
2021-05-21 10:59 ` Greg KH [this message]
2021-05-21 11:34   ` yukuai (C)
2021-05-21 11:42     ` Greg KH
2021-05-21 12:06       ` [PATCH V2] char: pcmcia: error out if 'num_bytes_read' is greater than 4 " Yu Kuai

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