path: root/include/linux/socket.h
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authorDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2010-09-27 20:24:54 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2010-09-27 20:24:54 -0700
commit01db403cf99f739f86903314a489fb420e0e254f (patch)
treebf04fbfb3ed88d6cf7abeea1ab5209be36907882 /include/linux/socket.h
parentnet/9p: Mount only matching virtio channels (diff)
tcp: Fix >4GB writes on 64-bit.
Fixes kernel bugzilla #16603 tcp_sendmsg() truncates iov_len to an 'int' which a 4GB write to write zero bytes, for example. There is also the problem higher up of how verify_iovec() works. It wants to prevent the total length from looking like an error return value. However it does this using 'int', but syscalls return 'long' (and thus signed 64-bit on 64-bit machines). So it could trigger false-positives on 64-bit as written. So fix it to use 'long'. Reported-by: Olaf Bonorden <bono@onlinehome.de> Reported-by: Daniel Büse <dbuese@gmx.de> Reported-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to '')
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/socket.h b/include/linux/socket.h
index a2fada9becb6..a8f56e1ec760 100644
--- a/include/linux/socket.h
+++ b/include/linux/socket.h
@@ -322,7 +322,7 @@ extern int csum_partial_copy_fromiovecend(unsigned char *kdata,
int offset,
unsigned int len, __wsum *csump);
-extern int verify_iovec(struct msghdr *m, struct iovec *iov, struct sockaddr *address, int mode);
+extern long verify_iovec(struct msghdr *m, struct iovec *iov, struct sockaddr *address, int mode);
extern int memcpy_toiovec(struct iovec *v, unsigned char *kdata, int len);
extern int memcpy_toiovecend(const struct iovec *v, unsigned char *kdata,
int offset, int len);