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Re: [PATCH] Fix possible memory corruption in xfs_readlink

To: Carlos Maiolino <cmaiolino@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix possible memory corruption in xfs_readlink
From: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 08:59:28 -0500
Cc: <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <1318911538-9174-1-git-send-email-cmaiolino@xxxxxxxxxx>
References: <1318911538-9174-1-git-send-email-cmaiolino@xxxxxxxxxx>
Reply-to: <aelder@xxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2011-10-18 at 02:18 -0200, Carlos Maiolino wrote:
> Fixes a possible memory corruption when the link is larger than
> MAXPATHLEN and XFS_DEBUG is not enabled. This also remove the
> S_ISLNK assert, since the inode mode is checked previously in
> xfs_readlink_by_handle() and via VFS.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Carlos Maiolino <cmaiolino@xxxxxxxxxx>

OK, looks good.  I'll commit it soon.

Reviewed-by: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>


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