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Re: [Xen-devel] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] xen-disk: use g_malloc0 to fix build

Olaf Hering <olaf@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Fri, Jul 28, Eric Blake wrote:
>> This version is prone to multiplication overflow (well, maybe not, but
>> you have to audit for that).  Wouldn't it be better to use:
> What could go wrong?
> qemu will die either way, I think.

An overflow in the size argument of malloc(), realloc(), etc. is a heap
overrun waiting to happen.

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