Re: [PATCH] getsockopt() early argument sanity checking

From: David Miller
Date: Sun Aug 20 2006 - 15:43:38 EST

From: Willy Tarreau <w@xxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2006 12:15:28 +0200

> Others will consider it totally useless because it does not cover
> all cases, but I think it is against the general principle of
> precaution we try to apply in security.

Reading in a value from userspace twice for questionable
"security" is just bogus.
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