[ovs-dev] [PATCH] expr: Set a limit on the depth of nested parentheses

Yifeng Sun pkusunyifeng at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 18:05:00 UTC 2018

Thanks for the review! I will come up with a new version.


On Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 11:02 AM Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 04, 2018 at 04:30:10PM -0700, Yifeng Sun wrote:
> > Reported-at: https://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=10714
> > Signed-off-by: Yifeng Sun <pkusunyifeng at gmail.com>
> > Suggested-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
> Thanks for fixing this bug.
> In parse_chassis_resident(), in two error cases, paren_depth is
> incremented but never decremented.  Maybe it does not matter because
> these are error cases, but I would prefer to always correctly maintain
> the depth.
> It is not necessary to initial paren_depth explicitly in expr_parse(),
> because it will be initialized to 0 by the compiler automatically.  Some
> developers would argue that it's a good idea anyway, which is also a
> fine position to take, but in that case I'd suggest that all of other
> places we initialize an expr_context (I see four others) we should also
> initialize paren_depth explicitly.
> Please add a test for this new error message in the "ovn -- expression
> parser" test in tests/ovn.at.
> Thanks,
> Ben.

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