Problem with Vendor ID greater then 32767

Arran Cudbard-Bell A.Cudbard-Bell at
Wed Aug 12 11:03:55 CEST 2009

On 12/08/2009 06:19, Alan DeKok wrote:
> Rafael Ugolini wrote:
>> I was trying to use VSA with my private enterprise number registered
>> with IANA (as describe in the documentation) and I found a little problem.
> ...
>> and my number is 34045, so I got a return -1.
>    Hmm... IANA is already past 32K.  Ugh.
>> So, after this I was looking for more of this limitation with vendor id,
>> and I found one more in rlm_eap_ttls.c,
>> I attached the patch to solve this problem.
>    There's a bit more to it than that.
>    The vendor IDs are packed into a field that is an "int".  Enabling
> vendor IDs of over 32K can result in negative numbers.  The code needs
> to be audited for that, too.
>    I'll take a look...

Did you not think they'd get past 32K? Int is dead, long live long :)

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