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1 files changed, 5 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/fs/cifs/cifsacl.h b/fs/cifs/cifsacl.h
index a445405f80d..4f388483526 100644
--- a/fs/cifs/cifsacl.h
+++ b/fs/cifs/cifsacl.h
@@ -55,12 +55,14 @@
* u8: max 3 bytes in decimal
* u32: max 10 bytes in decimal
*
- * "S-" + 3 bytes for version field + 4 bytes for each authority field (3 bytes
- * per number + 1 for '-') + NULL terminator.
+ * "S-" + 3 bytes for version field + 15 for authority field + NULL terminator
+ *
+ * For authority field, max is when all 6 values are non-zero and it must be
+ * represented in hex. So "-0x" + 12 hex digits.
*
* Add 11 bytes for each subauthority field (10 bytes each + 1 for '-')
*/
-#define SID_STRING_BASE_SIZE (2 + 3 + (4 * NUM_AUTHS) + 1)
+#define SID_STRING_BASE_SIZE (2 + 3 + 15 + 1)
#define SID_STRING_SUBAUTH_SIZE (11) /* size of a single subauth string */
struct cifs_ntsd {