Re: [stable] [patch] fix nla_policy_len to actually _iterate_ overthe policy

From: Greg KH
Date: Mon Feb 28 2011 - 16:26:30 EST

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 09:35:59PM +0100, Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> Currently nla_policy_len always returns n * NLA_HDRLEN:
> It loops, but does not advance it's iterator.
> NLA_UNSPEC == 0 does not contain a .len in any policy.
> Trivially fixed by adding p++.
> Signed-off-by: Lars Ellenberg <lars.ellenberg@xxxxxxxxxx>
> diff --git a/lib/nlattr.c b/lib/nlattr.c

Please read how to properly get patches into the stable kernel tree in
the file Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt (hint, randomly cc:ing
stable@xxxxxxxxxx is NOT how to do it...)


greg k-h
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