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From: "santosh.shilimkar@oracle.com" <santosh.shilimkar@oracle.com>
To: Peilin Ye <yepeilin.cs@gmail.com>
Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	linux-kernel-mentees@lists.linuxfoundation.org,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org,
	rds-devel@oss.oracle.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH net] rds: Prevent kernel-infoleak in rds_notify_queue_get()
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 12:29:58 -0700
Message-ID: <2b21c0e4-2783-74f6-313b-9f6cb17c545a@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200730192026.110246-1-yepeilin.cs@gmail.com>

On 7/30/20 12:20 PM, Peilin Ye wrote:
> rds_notify_queue_get() is potentially copying uninitialized kernel stack
> memory to userspace since the compiler may leave a 4-byte hole at the end
> of `cmsg`.
> 
> In 2016 we tried to fix this issue by doing `= { 0 };` on `cmsg`, which
> unfortunately does not always initialize that 4-byte hole. Fix it by using
> memset() instead.
> 
> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
> Fixes: f037590fff30 ("rds: fix a leak of kernel memory")
> Fixes: bdbe6fbc6a2f ("RDS: recv.c")
> Suggested-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
> Signed-off-by: Peilin Ye <yepeilin.cs@gmail.com>
> ---
> Note: the "real" copy_to_user() happens in put_cmsg(), where
> `cmlen - sizeof(*cm)` equals to `sizeof(cmsg)`.
> 
> Reference: https://lwn.net/Articles/417989/
> 
> $ pahole -C "rds_rdma_notify" net/rds/recv.o
> struct rds_rdma_notify {
> 	__u64                      user_token;           /*     0     8 */
> 	__s32                      status;               /*     8     4 */
> 
> 	/* size: 16, cachelines: 1, members: 2 */
> 	/* padding: 4 */
> 	/* last cacheline: 16 bytes */
> };
> 
>   net/rds/recv.c | 3 ++-
>   1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
Looks good.
FWIW,
Acked-by: Santosh Shilimkar <santosh.shilimkar@oracle.com>

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Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-30 19:20 Peilin Ye
2020-07-30 19:29 ` santosh.shilimkar [this message]
2020-07-31  4:53 ` Leon Romanovsky
2020-07-31  5:33   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-07-31  5:33     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
     [not found]       ` <CAHp75Vdr2HC_ogNhBCxxGut9=Z6pQMFiA0w-268OQv+5unYOTg@mail.gmail.com>
2020-07-31  7:00         ` Leon Romanovsky
2020-07-31  7:05           ` Andy Shevchenko
2020-07-31 14:04       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-07-31 14:21         ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-07-31 14:36           ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-07-31 17:19             ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-07-31 18:27               ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-08-01  8:00                 ` Dan Carpenter
2020-08-01 14:40                   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-08-03  9:34                     ` Dan Carpenter
2020-08-01  5:38               ` Leon Romanovsky
2020-08-02 22:10                 ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-08-02 22:23                   ` Joe Perches
2020-08-02 22:28                     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-08-02 22:45                       ` Joe Perches
2020-08-03  4:58                         ` Leon Romanovsky
2020-08-03 23:06                         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-08-08 22:57                           ` Jack Leadford
2020-08-09  7:04                             ` Leon Romanovsky
2020-08-14 17:07                             ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-07-31  9:59   ` Dan Carpenter
2020-07-31 11:14     ` Håkon Bugge
2020-07-31 11:59       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-07-31 12:03         ` Håkon Bugge
2020-07-31 23:54 ` David Miller

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