[ovs-dev] [PATCH] NSH: Fix NSH-related length macros that cause stack overflow

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Fri Oct 26 21:55:55 UTC 2018

On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 02:41:50PM -0700, Yifeng Sun wrote:
> In the filed of ver_flags_ttl_len of struct nshhdr, there are only 6
> bits that are used to indicate header's total length in 4-byte words.
> Therefore, the max value for total is 252 (63x4), instead of 256 used
> in present code base. This patch fixes it.
> Reported-at: https://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=10855
> Signed-off-by: Yifeng Sun <pkusunyifeng at gmail.com>

Thanks for the patch and the bug fix.

Would you mind adding a few words to the commit message that explains
how this can lead to stack overflow?



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