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KVM: Fix bounds checking in ioapic indirect register reads (CVE-2013-…

…1798)

If the guest specifies a IOAPIC_REG_SELECT with an invalid value and follows
that with a read of the IOAPIC_REG_WINDOW KVM does not properly validate
that request.  ioapic_read_indirect contains an
ASSERT(redir_index < IOAPIC_NUM_PINS), but the ASSERT has no effect in
non-debug builds.  In recent kernels this allows a guest to cause a kernel
oops by reading invalid memory.  In older kernels (pre-3.3) this allows a
guest to read from large ranges of host memory.

Tested: tested against apic unit tests.

Signed-off-by: Andrew Honig <ahonig@google.com>
Signed-off-by: Marcelo Tosatti <mtosatti@redhat.com>
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1 parent 0b79459 commit a2c118bfab8bc6b8bb213abfc35201e441693d55 Andy Honig committed with Marcelo Tosatti Feb 20, 2013
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  1. +5 −2 virt/kvm/ioapic.c
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@@ -74,9 +74,12 @@ static unsigned long ioapic_read_indirect(struct kvm_ioapic *ioapic,
u32 redir_index = (ioapic->ioregsel - 0x10) >> 1;
u64 redir_content;
- ASSERT(redir_index < IOAPIC_NUM_PINS);
+ if (redir_index < IOAPIC_NUM_PINS)
+ redir_content =
+ ioapic->redirtbl[redir_index].bits;
+ else
+ redir_content = ~0ULL;
- redir_content = ioapic->redirtbl[redir_index].bits;
result = (ioapic->ioregsel & 0x1) ?
(redir_content >> 32) & 0xffffffff :
redir_content & 0xffffffff;

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