[PATCH net-next] genetlink: start to validate reserved header bytes

patchwork-bot+netdevbpf at kernel.org patchwork-bot+netdevbpf at kernel.org
Mon Aug 29 12:10:17 UTC 2022


This patch was applied to netdev/net-next.git (master)
by David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>:

On Wed, 24 Aug 2022 17:18:30 -0700 you wrote:
> We had historically not checked that genlmsghdr.reserved
> is 0 on input which prevents us from using those precious
> bytes in the future.
> One use case would be to extend the cmd field, which is
> currently just 8 bits wide and 256 is not a lot of commands
> for some core families.
> [...]

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  - [net-next] genetlink: start to validate reserved header bytes

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