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From: Jens Axboe <>
To: Peilin Ye <>
Cc: Arnd Bergmann <>,,,,
	Dan Carpenter <>
Subject: Re: [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] block/scsi-ioctl: Prevent kernel-infoleak in scsi_put_cdrom_generic_arg()
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 10:25:42 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 7/27/20 10:19 AM, Peilin Ye wrote:
> scsi_put_cdrom_generic_arg() is copying uninitialized stack memory to
> userspace due to the compiler not initializing holes in statically
> allocated structures. Fix it by initializing `cgc32` using memset().

Could also just add the appropriate pad, so the compiler does the
right thing.

diff --git a/block/scsi_ioctl.c b/block/scsi_ioctl.c
index ef722f04f88a..72108404718f 100644
--- a/block/scsi_ioctl.c
+++ b/block/scsi_ioctl.c
@@ -651,6 +651,7 @@ struct compat_cdrom_generic_command {
 	compat_int_t	stat;
 	compat_caddr_t	sense;
 	unsigned char	data_direction;
+	unsigned char	pad[3];
 	compat_int_t	quiet;
 	compat_int_t	timeout;
 	compat_caddr_t	reserved[1];

Jens Axboe

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-27 16:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-27 16:19 [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] block/scsi-ioctl: Prevent kernel-infoleak in scsi_put_cdrom_generic_arg() Peilin Ye
2020-07-27 16:25 ` Jens Axboe [this message]
2020-07-27 19:00 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2] " Peilin Ye
2020-09-09  9:50   ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v3] " Peilin Ye

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