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From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, torvalds@osdl.org
Subject: PATCH: fix 2 byte data leak due to padding
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2003 21:19:01 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200307272019.h6RKJ1Et029763@hraefn.swansea.linux.org.uk> (raw)

diff -u --new-file --recursive --exclude-from /usr/src/exclude linux-2.6.0-test2/fs/stat.c linux-2.6.0-test2-ac1/fs/stat.c
--- linux-2.6.0-test2/fs/stat.c	2003-07-14 14:11:56.000000000 +0100
+++ linux-2.6.0-test2-ac1/fs/stat.c	2003-07-23 16:27:42.000000000 +0100
@@ -106,7 +106,7 @@
 {
 	static int warncount = 5;
 	struct __old_kernel_stat tmp;
-
+	
 	if (warncount > 0) {
 		warncount--;
 		printk(KERN_WARNING "VFS: Warning: %s using old stat() call. Recompile your binary.\n",
@@ -116,6 +116,7 @@
 		warncount = 0;
 	}
 
+	memset(&tmp, 0, sizeof(struct __old_kernel_stat));
 	tmp.st_dev = stat->dev;
 	tmp.st_ino = stat->ino;
 	tmp.st_mode = stat->mode;


             reply	other threads:[~2003-07-28  0:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-27 20:19 Alan Cox [this message]
2003-07-28  3:49 ` Lou Langholtz
2003-07-28 11:32   ` Alan Cox
2003-07-28 11:44     ` Wichert Akkerman
2003-07-28 19:54     ` Andrew Morton

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