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-rw-r--r--src/include/gnunet_common.h5
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/src/include/gnunet_common.h b/src/include/gnunet_common.h
index 9e7c77786..fcc510ec9 100644
--- a/src/include/gnunet_common.h
+++ b/src/include/gnunet_common.h
@@ -1209,7 +1209,10 @@ GNUNET_is_zero_ (const void *a,
* @param n number of elements in the array
* @param type name of the struct or union, i.e. pass 'struct Foo'.
*/
-#define GNUNET_new_array(n, type) (type *) GNUNET_malloc ((n) * sizeof(type))
+#define GNUNET_new_array(n, type) ({ \
+ GNUNET_assert (SIZE_MAX / sizeof (type) >= n); \
+ (type *) GNUNET_malloc ((n) * sizeof(type)); \
+ })
/**
* @ingroup memory