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Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:49:32 +0200
From: Greg KH <>
To: 小雨 <>
Subject: Re: Integer overflow in bttv driver

On Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 05:42:24PM +0800, 小雨 wrote:
> > hello ,
> > 
> > I found a potential security problem which code located in <>.
> > 
> > In setup_window_lock function,as follows:
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > It did not check the clipcount param,causing a overflow.

Really?  What kernel version are you looking at?  The latest kernel tree
shows this, from the repo you link to above:

what am I missing here?

Also, any specific reason you sent this to oss-security just a few
minutes after sending it to  I don't really care
for something like this that is not really an issue, but if it was,
well, you sure didn't give anyone a chance to actually fix it :)


greg k-h

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