path: root/drivers/connector
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authorDavid Fries <David@Fries.net>2014-11-10 20:19:36 -0600
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2014-11-26 19:09:01 -0800
commita30cfa475d1a26c18f1998ba1e034a4e2ab4c7a8 (patch)
tree0d352909e457fca03a206f1a7fe10174ed7e5ba9 /drivers/connector
parent55c4e6405d434e2db1e3fb3618b84741bb17d862 (diff)
cn: verify msg->len before making callback
The struct cn_msg len field comes from userspace and needs to be validated. More logical to do so here where the cn_msg pointer is pulled out of the sk_buff than the callback which is passed cn_msg * and might assume no validation is needed. Reported-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Signed-off-by: David Fries <David@Fries.net> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/connector')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/connector/connector.c b/drivers/connector/connector.c
index f612d68629dc..30f522848c73 100644
--- a/drivers/connector/connector.c
+++ b/drivers/connector/connector.c
@@ -141,12 +141,18 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(cn_netlink_send);
static int cn_call_callback(struct sk_buff *skb)
+ struct nlmsghdr *nlh;
struct cn_callback_entry *i, *cbq = NULL;
struct cn_dev *dev = &cdev;
struct cn_msg *msg = nlmsg_data(nlmsg_hdr(skb));
struct netlink_skb_parms *nsp = &NETLINK_CB(skb);
int err = -ENODEV;
+ /* verify msg->len is within skb */
+ nlh = nlmsg_hdr(skb);
+ if (nlh->nlmsg_len < NLMSG_HDRLEN + sizeof(struct cn_msg) + msg->len)
+ return -EINVAL;
list_for_each_entry(i, &dev->cbdev->queue_list, callback_entry) {
if (cn_cb_equal(&i->id.id, &msg->id)) {

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