[arch-dev-public] [signoff] gmp-5.0.2-2

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Mon Jul 18 14:01:40 EDT 2011

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 09:51:36PM +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> Upstream patch for the following bug (until 5.0.3 is release with this fix):
> There is a GMP bug in mpn/generic/dcpi1_bdiv_q.c that causes
> incorrect computation with extremely low probability, for
> unnormalised dividends. The bug might also result in a decrement of
> memory above dividends, with some potential security impact. The bug
> might affect several user-level routines, e.g., mpz_invert, but only
> for operands of at least 3000 bits (for smaller operands, a simpler
> algorithm is used).
> Testsuite fully passes.
> Signoff both,
> Allan

Signoff x86_64.


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