lib/gcd.c: prevent possible div by 0
Davidlohr Bueso [Fri, 5 Oct 2012 00:13:18 +0000 (17:13 -0700)]
commit e96875677fb2b7cb739c5d7769824dff7260d31d upstream.

Account for all properties when a and/or b are 0:
gcd(0, 0) = 0
gcd(a, 0) = a
gcd(0, b) = b

Fixes no known problems in current kernels.

Signed-off-by: Davidlohr Bueso <dave@gnu.org>
Cc: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

lib/gcd.c

index cce4f3c..3657f12 100644 (file)
--- a/lib/gcd.c
+++ b/lib/gcd.c
@@ -9,6 +9,9 @@ unsigned long gcd(unsigned long a, unsigned long b)
 
        if (a < b)
                swap(a, b);
+
+       if (!b)
+               return a;
        while ((r = a % b) != 0) {
                a = b;
                b = r;