Re: [Patch 2/3] firmware: dmi_scan: fix dmi_len type

From: Ivan Khoronzhuk
Date: Wed Feb 11 2015 - 05:10:33 EST

On 02/11/2015 11:53 AM, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
On 11 February 2015 at 17:46, Ivan Khoronzhuk
<ivan.khoronzhuk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
According to SMBIOSv3 specification the length of DMI table can be
up to 32bits wide. So use appropriate type to avoid overflow.

It's obvious that dmi_num theoretically can be more than u16 also,
so it's can be changed to u32 or at least it's better to use int
instead of u16, but on that moment I cannot imagine dmi structure
count more than 65535 and it can require changing type of vars that
work with it. So I didn't correct it.

Signed-off-by: Ivan Khoronzhuk <ivan.khoronzhuk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard@xxxxxxxxxx>

This should get a cc stable as well.

Pay attention that this patch has to be applied with patch 1/3.
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