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SubjectRe: [PATCH][next] iwlegacy: ensure loop counter addr does not wrap and cause an infinite loop
On Sun, Jan 26, 2020 at 12:09:54AM +0000, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <>
> The loop counter addr is a u16 where as the upper limit of the loop
> is a an int. In the unlikely event that the il->cfg->eeprom_size is
> greater than 64K then we end up with an infinite loop since addr will
> wrap around an never reach upper loop limit. Fix this by making addr
> an int.
> Addresses-Coverity: ("Infinite loop")
> Fixes: be663ab67077 ("iwlwifi: split the drivers for agn and legacy devices 3945/4965")
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <>

Acked-by: Stanislaw Gruszka <>

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