[gnutls-devel] GnuTLS | Fix coverity in lib/ (!1092)

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Mon Oct 14 20:11:36 CEST 2019

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos started a new discussion on lib/str.c: https://gitlab.com/gnutls/gnutls/merge_requests/1092#note_230218330

>  	gnutls_datum_t tdata;
>  	_gnutls_buffer_pop_datum(str, &tdata, req_size);
> -	if (tdata.data == NULL || tdata.size != req_size) {
> +	if (tdata.data == NULL || tdata.size > req_size) {

Hmmm, that is tricky. This function has no way to return the size of the data, nor it is expected to. It is all or nothing, so the existing limitation seems reasonable.

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