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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.4 057/101] net: sctp: fix array overrun read on sctp_timer_tbl
On Tue, Jul 04, 2017 at 07:48:36PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Mon, 2017-07-03 at 15:34 +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > 4.4-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> >
> > ------------------
> >
> > From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
> >
> >
> > [ Upstream commit 0e73fc9a56f22f2eec4d2b2910c649f7af67b74d ]
> >
> > The comparison on the timeout can lead to an array overrun
> > read on sctp_timer_tbl because of an off-by-one error.
> [...]
>
> The off-by-one error was only introduced in 4.11 by:
>
> commit 7b9438de0cd4b46a6914416bfede6cf839cd9e68
> Author: Xin Long <lucien.xin@gmail.com>
> Date: Wed Jan 18 00:44:43 2017 +0800
>
> sctp: add stream reconf timer
>
> So it is harmless but also useless to apply this to 4.4 and 4.9.

Thanks, I've now dropped it from both of those trees.

greg k-h

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