[alsa-devel] [patch] ALSA: compress_core: integer overflow in snd_compr_allocate_buffer()

Dan Carpenter dan.carpenter at oracle.com
Fri Sep 14 11:35:27 CEST 2012

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 02:54:42PM +0530, Vinod Koul wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-09-14 at 11:06 +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > > So, we actually should have two distinct fixes.
> > 
> > I took Dan's patch now for next branch.  But it's still better to
> > filter weird parameters in the caller side, too.
> > 
> > Vinod, care to write such a patch and submit? 
> Yes am already on it :)

Thanks.  I've had my text editor open to the file all week, but it
felt like there was probably a better limit to use than just what
would overflow...  I just don't know the code very well.  I'm glad
that Vinod is handling this.

dan carpenter

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