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

From: David Miller
Date: Sun Aug 20 2006 - 15:45:02 EST

From: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2006 18:30:51 +0200

> this reasoning goes out the window with kernel preemption of course ;)

Yes and even though this thing is for 2.4.x, it just shows
that this is a hack and we shouldn't eat two userspace
accesses for a hack.

Instead fix the setsockopt() implementations that aren't
checking the optlen parameter correctly.
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