Skip to content

HTTPS clone URL

Subversion checkout URL

You can clone with HTTPS or Subversion.

Download ZIP
Browse files

ipc: initialize structure memory to zero for compat functions

commit 03145be upstream.

This takes care of leaking uninitialized kernel stack memory to
userspace from non-zeroed fields in structs in compat ipc functions.

Signed-off-by: Dan Rosenberg <drosenberg@vsecurity.com>
Cc: Manfred Spraul <manfred@colorfullife.com>
Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
  • Loading branch information...
commit 154893c8527b3eba012328c43736dfb918627edb 1 parent 194587e
Dan Rosenberg authored Andi Kleen committed
Showing with 11 additions and 0 deletions.
  1. +6 −0 ipc/compat.c
  2. +5 −0 ipc/compat_mq.c
View
6 ipc/compat.c
@@ -241,6 +241,8 @@ long compat_sys_semctl(int first, int second, int third, void __user *uptr)
struct semid64_ds __user *up64;
int version = compat_ipc_parse_version(&third);
+ memset(&s64, 0, sizeof(s64));
+
if (!uptr)
return -EINVAL;
if (get_user(pad, (u32 __user *) uptr))
@@ -421,6 +423,8 @@ long compat_sys_msgctl(int first, int second, void __user *uptr)
int version = compat_ipc_parse_version(&second);
void __user *p;
+ memset(&m64, 0, sizeof(m64));
+
switch (second & (~IPC_64)) {
case IPC_INFO:
case IPC_RMID:
@@ -594,6 +598,8 @@ long compat_sys_shmctl(int first, int second, void __user *uptr)
int err, err2;
int version = compat_ipc_parse_version(&second);
+ memset(&s64, 0, sizeof(s64));
+
switch (second & (~IPC_64)) {
case IPC_RMID:
case SHM_LOCK:
View
5 ipc/compat_mq.c
@@ -53,6 +53,9 @@ asmlinkage long compat_sys_mq_open(const char __user *u_name,
void __user *p = NULL;
if (u_attr && oflag & O_CREAT) {
struct mq_attr attr;
+
+ memset(&attr, 0, sizeof(attr));
+
p = compat_alloc_user_space(sizeof(attr));
if (get_compat_mq_attr(&attr, u_attr) ||
copy_to_user(p, &attr, sizeof(attr)))
@@ -127,6 +130,8 @@ asmlinkage long compat_sys_mq_getsetattr(mqd_t mqdes,
struct mq_attr __user *p = compat_alloc_user_space(2 * sizeof(*p));
long ret;
+ memset(&mqstat, 0, sizeof(mqstat));
+
if (u_mqstat) {
if (get_compat_mq_attr(&mqstat, u_mqstat) ||
copy_to_user(p, &mqstat, sizeof(mqstat)))
Please sign in to comment.
Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.