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Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 15:39:23 +0800
From: "Eugene Teo" <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: CVE request: kernel: watchdog: ib700wdt.c - buffer_underflow bug

Steve, here's another one that needs a CVE name. Thanks!;a=commit;h=7c2500f

[WATCHDOG] ib700wdt.c - fix buffer_underflow bug

This fixes Bug 11399:
if ibwdt_set_heartbeat(int t) is called with value 30 then the check
"if ((t < 0) || (t > 30))" in ibwdt_set_heartbeat is not going to fail
because t == 30, but in the loop, the check wd_times[i] > t is never
going to be true because none of the wd_times are greater than the
value of t (i.e. 30). So we are exiting the loop with i == -1 and
therefore setting wd_margin to -1 which is wrong.

Reported-by: Zvonimir Rakamaric <>
Signed-off-by: Wim Van Sebroeck <>

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