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From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>
To: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason@zx2c4.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org,
	gregkh@linuxfoundation.org, herbert@gondor.apana.org.au,
	Emil Renner Berthing <kernel@esmil.dk>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>,
	stable@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH URGENT crypto] crypto: arm64/chacha - correctly walk through blocks
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 17:30:38 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200319003038.GG2334@sol.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200319002359.GF2334@sol.localdomain>

On Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 05:24:01PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
> Hi Jason,
> 
> On Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 05:45:18PM -0600, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> > Prior, passing in chunks of 2, 3, or 4, followed by any additional
> > chunks would result in the chacha state counter getting out of sync,
> > resulting in incorrect encryption/decryption, which is a pretty nasty
> > crypto vuln, dating back to 2018. WireGuard users never experienced this
> > prior, because we have always, out of tree, used a different crypto
> > library, until the recent Frankenzinc addition. This commit fixes the
> > issue by advancing the pointers and state counter by the actual size
> > processed.
> > 
> > Fixes: f2ca1cbd0fb5 ("crypto: arm64/chacha - optimize for arbitrary length inputs")
> > Reported-and-tested-by: Emil Renner Berthing <kernel@esmil.dk>
> > Signed-off-by: Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason@zx2c4.com>
> > Cc: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>
> > Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
> 
> Thanks for fixing this!  We definitely should get this fix to Linus for 5.6.
> But I don't think your description of this bug dating back to 2018 is accurate,
> because this bug only affects the new library interface to ChaCha20 which was
> added in v5.5.  In the "regular" crypto API case, the "walksize" is set to
> '5 * CHACHA_BLOCK_SIZE', and chacha_doneon() is guaranteed to be called with a
> multiple of '5 * CHACHA_BLOCK_SIZE' except at the end.  Thus the code worked
> fine with the regular crypto API.

So I think it's actually:

Fixes: b3aad5bad26a ("crypto: arm64/chacha - expose arm64 ChaCha routine as library function")
Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> # v5.5+

  reply	other threads:[~2020-03-19  0:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-18 23:45 Jason A. Donenfeld
2020-03-19  0:23 ` Eric Biggers
2020-03-19  0:30   ` Eric Biggers [this message]
2020-03-19  1:33   ` Jason A. Donenfeld
2020-03-19  2:27     ` [PATCH URGENT crypto v2] " Jason A. Donenfeld
2020-03-19  3:25       ` Eric Biggers
2020-03-19  4:25         ` Jason A. Donenfeld
2020-03-19  4:36           ` Jason A. Donenfeld
2020-03-19 19:03       ` Eric Biggers
2020-03-20  3:48       ` Herbert Xu
2020-03-20  4:01         ` Jason A. Donenfeld

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