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authorOleg Nesterov <oleg@tv-sign.ru>2006-10-29 18:57:16 +0300
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2006-10-29 12:07:37 -0800
commit3d8334def5cf831d2ed438aae021696a2faa4ddd (patch)
tree6ba3582c4927bff20fd0e8e4fd3230680a5d8718 /kernel/taskstats.c
parentd46a3d0d07ba539aea5b0e1ad30e568f0cb03576 (diff)
[PATCH] taskstats: fix sk_buff size calculation
prepare_reply() adds GENL_HDRLEN to the payload (genlmsg_total_size()), but then it does genlmsg_put()->nlmsg_put(). This means we forget to reserve a room for 'struct nlmsghdr'. Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@tv-sign.ru> Cc: Thomas Graf <tgraf@suug.ch> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Cc: Shailabh Nagar <nagar@watson.ibm.com> Cc: Balbir Singh <balbir@in.ibm.com> Cc: Jay Lan <jlan@sgi.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel/taskstats.c')
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/taskstats.c b/kernel/taskstats.c
index f3c3e9d43d2..2039585ec5e 100644
--- a/kernel/taskstats.c
+++ b/kernel/taskstats.c
@@ -77,7 +77,8 @@ static int prepare_reply(struct genl_info *info, u8 cmd, struct sk_buff **skbp,
* If new attributes are added, please revisit this allocation
- skb = nlmsg_new(genlmsg_total_size(size), GFP_KERNEL);
+ size = nlmsg_total_size(genlmsg_total_size(size));
+ skb = nlmsg_new(size, GFP_KERNEL);
if (!skb)
return -ENOMEM;