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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] x86/tools/relocs: fix big section header tables
On Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 04:56:15PM +0100, Artem Savkov wrote:
> In case when the number of entries in the section header table is larger
> then or equal to SHN_LORESERVE the size of the table is held in the sh_size
> member of the initial entry in section header table instead of e_shnum.
> Same with the string table index which is located in sh_link instead of
> e_shstrndx.
> This case is easily reproducible with KCFLAGS="-ffunction-sections",
> bzImage build fails with "String table index out of bounds" error.
> Signed-off-by: Artem Savkov <>

Reviewed-by: Josh Poimboeuf <>


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