Re: [PATCH v2] DRBG: fix maximum value checks on 32 bit systems

From: Stephan Mueller
Date: Wed Aug 27 2014 - 09:40:19 EST

Am Mittwoch, 27. August 2014, 21:35:28 schrieb Herbert Xu:

Hi Herbert,

>On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 11:36:54AM +0200, Stephan Mueller wrote:
>> The max_addtllen and max_req are defined in drbg_cores[] in
>> crypto/drbg.c for each DRBG type. As size_t on a 32 bit system is 32
>> bit the bit shifts would not work either.
>> Thus, I am wondering whether the just applied patch would need to go
>> to Linus
>> tree too? I would think that the following patch would be in order:
>Have you actually tested this on a 32-bit box? If so and it
>actually works then I'd be happy to push it.

I will have it tested by tomorrow.

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