Re: inode->i_count security hole
Matthias Urlichs (firstname.lastname@example.org)
8 Mar 1998 16:36:04 +0100
David Howells <email@example.com> writes:
> Shouldn't i_count be checked against some upper limit (say 32767) and error
> EMLINK be returned if the max is already reached?
Quite a few places in the kernel depend on i_count being unlimited.
Changing the thing to 32 bit makes sense. We're unlikely to exceed _that_.
noris network GmbH
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