kern/80742: [PATCH] Local DoS in sys/compat/pecoff (+ other fixes)

Maxim Konovalov maxim at
Sat May 7 19:10:05 PDT 2005

The following reply was made to PR kern/80742; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Maxim Konovalov <maxim at>
To: "Wojciech A. Koszek" <dunstan at>
Cc: bug-followup at
Subject: Re: kern/80742: [PATCH] Local DoS in sys/compat/pecoff (+ other
Date: Sun, 8 May 2005 06:01:50 +0400 (MSD)

 > >Fix:
 > Specification doesn't remind about possibility of negative values of PEOFS, so this
 > variable might be declared as "unsigned". My patch contains also:
 > - fix for bug
 > - style(9) fixes/consistent malloc checking
 > - proper error handling
 > - DPRINTF from .c file -> PE_DEBUG in .h file with more readable output.
 > - DEBUG -> PECOFF_DEBUG, since debugging code is enabled when PECOFF_DEBUG
 >   is defined (not DEBUG)
 Please, please don't mix style(9) and functional changes in a one
 diff, it's very hard to read it.  Personally, I don't think they are
 needed at all.
 Maxim Konovalov

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