[ovs-dev] [PATCH 3/5] ofp-util: Meter fixes.

Rajahalme, Jarno (NSN - FI/Espoo) jarno.rajahalme at nsn.com
Thu Jun 27 09:11:07 UTC 2013

On Jun 27, 2013, at 3:13 , ext Ben Pfaff wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 01:39:50AM +0300, Jarno Rajahalme wrote:
>> Validate claimed message length for meter stats in ofp-util.c.
>> Clean up meters in ofp-util.h.
>> Fix the impossible duration values in ofp-print.at.
>> Signed-off-by: Jarno Rajahalme <jarno.rajahalme at nsn.com>
> I think that the check in ofputil_decode_meter_config() is
> unnecessary, because ofputil_pull_bands() will check itself, via
> ofpbuf_try_pull().

So when the 'len' wraps to "negative" territory, the ofpbuf_try_pull() will obviously fail trying to pull huge amount of data.

>  But it looks like I forgot to make a corresponding
> improvement in ofputil_pull_band_stats(), and the new change in
> ofputil_decode_meter_config() isn't enough, because if len > msg->size
> then the ofpbuf_pull() in ofputil_pull_band_stats() will assert-fail.
> Right?

Right, will post a new patch with these fixed soon.


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