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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] sysctl: fix range-checking in do_proc_dointvec_minmax_conv()
Ping...any thoughts on these patches?  (May have slipped through the 
cracks over people's holiday vacations I'd guess.)


On Thu, Dec 27, 2018 at 05:12:28AM CST, Zev Weiss wrote:
>After being left with an unusable system after a typo executing
>something like 'echo $((1<<24)) > /proc/sys/vm/max_map_count', I found
>that do_proc_dointvec_minmax_conv() was missing a check to ensure that
>the converted value actually fits in an int.
>The first of the following patches enhances the sysctl selftest such
>that it detects this problem; the second fixes it (wasn't entirely
>sure if this would meet the criteria of something that should be sent
>to -stable; input welcome).
>Zev Weiss

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