Re: [Patch v2 1/3] firmware: dmi_scan: fix dmi_len type

From: Matt Fleming
Date: Mon Feb 23 2015 - 08:43:00 EST

On Wed, 18 Feb, at 01:33:19PM, Ivan Khoronzhuk 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.
> Acked-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Ivan Khoronzhuk <ivan.khoronzhuk@xxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> drivers/firmware/dmi_scan.c | 4 ++--
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Applied to the 'urgent' EFI branch and tagged for stable. Thanks Ivan.

Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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