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USB: core: harden cdc_parse_cdc_header

Andrey Konovalov reported a possible out-of-bounds problem for the
cdc_parse_cdc_header function.  He writes:
	It looks like cdc_parse_cdc_header() doesn't validate buflen
	before accessing buffer[1], buffer[2] and so on. The only check
	present is while (buflen > 0).

So fix this issue up by properly validating the buffer length matches
what the descriptor says it is.

Reported-by: Andrey Konovalov <>
Tested-by: Andrey Konovalov <>
Cc: stable <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
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gregkh committed Sep 21, 2017
1 parent 60e70ec commit 2e1c42391ff2556387b3cb6308b24f6f65619feb
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  1. +4 −0 drivers/usb/core/message.c
@@ -2069,6 +2069,10 @@ int cdc_parse_cdc_header(struct usb_cdc_parsed_header *hdr,
elength = 1;
goto next_desc;
if ((buflen < elength) || (elength < 3)) {
dev_err(&intf->dev, "invalid descriptor buffer length\n");
if (buffer[1] != USB_DT_CS_INTERFACE) {
dev_err(&intf->dev, "skipping garbage\n");
goto next_desc;

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