[3.5.yuz,extended,stable] Patch "timekeeping: Cast raw_interval to u64 to avoid shift" has been added to staging queue

Submitted by Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski on Nov. 15, 2012, 5:49 a.m.


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Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski Nov. 15, 2012, 5:49 a.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    timekeeping: Cast raw_interval to u64 to avoid shift

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.yuz extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

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From c4a8d081f575962336278cd798ca78f784233cc8 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 10:18:23 +0300
Subject: [PATCH] timekeeping: Cast raw_interval to u64 to avoid shift

commit 5b3900cd409466c0070b234d941650685ad0c791 upstream.

We fixed a bunch of integer overflows in timekeeping code during the 3.6
cycle.  I did an audit based on that and found this potential overflow.

Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
Acked-by: John Stultz <johnstul@us.ibm.com>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20121009071823.GA19159@elgon.mountain
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
[ herton: adapt for 3.5, timekeeper instead of tk pointer ]
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski@canonical.com>
 kernel/time/timekeeping.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)


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diff --git a/kernel/time/timekeeping.c b/kernel/time/timekeeping.c
index 63c88c1..8954990 100644
--- a/kernel/time/timekeeping.c
+++ b/kernel/time/timekeeping.c
@@ -1012,7 +1012,7 @@  static cycle_t logarithmic_accumulation(cycle_t offset, int shift)

 	/* Accumulate raw time */
-	raw_nsecs = timekeeper.raw_interval << shift;
+	raw_nsecs = (u64)timekeeper.raw_interval << shift;
 	raw_nsecs += timekeeper.raw_time.tv_nsec;
 	if (raw_nsecs >= NSEC_PER_SEC) {
 		u64 raw_secs = raw_nsecs;