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Date 2018-10-23.13:27:46
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> The Python code does not create buffer overflow, it's just that the Linux kernel will always reject names which are too long.

The Kernel doesn't have a direct length restriction. It just ensures that type and name are NULL terminated. Other code inside the Kernel rejects unknown type and name values.
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