Re: [PATCH v2] mtd: blktrans: fix multiplication overflow

From: Brian Norris
Date: Mon Sep 28 2015 - 20:29:04 EST

On Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 09:41:47PM +0800, Peng Fan wrote:
> In drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c:
> 406 set_capacity(gd, (new->size * tr->blksize) >> 9);
> The type of new->size is unsigned long and the type of tr->blksize is int,
> the result of 'new->size * tr->blksize' may exceed ULONG_MAX on 32bit
> machines.
> I use nand chip MT29F32G08CBADBWP which is 4GB and the parameters passed
> to kernel is 'mtdparts=gpmi-nand:-(user)', the whole nand chip will be
> treated as a 4GB mtd partition. new->size is 0x800000 and tr->blksize is
> 0x200, 'new->size * tr->blksize' however is 0. This is what we do not want
> to see.
> Using type cast u64 to fix the multiplication overflow issue.
> Signed-off-by: Peng Fan <van.freenix@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Brian Norris <computersforpeace@xxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> Changes V2:
> use type cast to avoid build break for platforms which does not support 64 bit multilplication.

Thanks, pushed to l2-mtd.git
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