usual arithmetic promotions
Posted Jan 10, 2005 14:38 UTC (Mon) by khim
In reply to: usual arithmetic promotions
Parent article: grsecurity 2.1.0 and kernel vulnerabilities
Have you actually tried gcc ?
The only compiler used by kernel developers will use "unsigned int" for calculation - thus all standards are irrelevant.
Yes, it's still nice thing to fix (who know what'll happen in future version of gcc?) but it's not "security bug" anymore. That's the point.
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