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Re: [Coverity] Untrusted user data in kernel

To: Tomas Carnecky <tom@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Coverity] Untrusted user data in kernel
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 11:16:34 -0800
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On Fri, 17 Dec 2004 14:18:52 +0100
Tomas Carnecky <tom@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> IMHO such things (passing values between user/kernel space) should 
> always be checked.

As per Patrick's posting, which James was responding to, it is
checked at the level above this function.

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