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Subject: KASAN: vmalloc-out-of-bounds Read in nl8NUM_dump_wpan_phy
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 09:56:18 -0700
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syzbot found the following crash on:

HEAD commit:    b835a71e usbnet: smsc95xx: Fix use-after-free after removal
git tree:       net
console output:
kernel config:
dashboard link:
compiler:       gcc (GCC) 10.1.0-syz 20200507
syz repro:
C reproducer:

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BUG: KASAN: vmalloc-out-of-bounds in nla_get_u32 include/net/netlink.h:1541 [inline]
BUG: KASAN: vmalloc-out-of-bounds in nl802154_dump_wpan_phy_parse net/ieee802154/nl802154.c:563 [inline]
BUG: KASAN: vmalloc-out-of-bounds in nl802154_dump_wpan_phy+0x98e/0x9c0 net/ieee802154/nl802154.c:593
Read of size 4 at addr ffffc90005ea1018 by task syz-executor118/6820

CPU: 1 PID: 6820 Comm: syz-executor118 Not tainted 5.8.0-rc1-syzkaller #0
Hardware name: Google Google Compute Engine/Google Compute Engine, BIOS Google 01/01/2011
Call Trace:
 __dump_stack lib/dump_stack.c:77 [inline]
 dump_stack+0x18f/0x20d lib/dump_stack.c:118
 print_address_description.constprop.0.cold+0x5/0x436 mm/kasan/report.c:383
 __kasan_report mm/kasan/report.c:513 [inline]
 kasan_report.cold+0x1f/0x37 mm/kasan/report.c:530
 nla_get_u32 include/net/netlink.h:1541 [inline]
 nl802154_dump_wpan_phy_parse net/ieee802154/nl802154.c:563 [inline]
 nl802154_dump_wpan_phy+0x98e/0x9c0 net/ieee802154/nl802154.c:593
 genl_lock_dumpit+0x7f/0xb0 net/netlink/genetlink.c:575
 netlink_dump+0x4cd/0xf60 net/netlink/af_netlink.c:2245
 __netlink_dump_start+0x643/0x900 net/netlink/af_netlink.c:2353
 genl_family_rcv_msg_dumpit+0x2ac/0x310 net/netlink/genetlink.c:638
 genl_family_rcv_msg net/netlink/genetlink.c:733 [inline]
 genl_rcv_msg+0x797/0x9e0 net/netlink/genetlink.c:753
 netlink_rcv_skb+0x15a/0x430 net/netlink/af_netlink.c:2469
 genl_rcv+0x24/0x40 net/netlink/genetlink.c:764
 netlink_unicast_kernel net/netlink/af_netlink.c:1303 [inline]
 netlink_unicast+0x533/0x7d0 net/netlink/af_netlink.c:1329
 netlink_sendmsg+0x856/0xd90 net/netlink/af_netlink.c:1918
 sock_sendmsg_nosec net/socket.c:652 [inline]
 sock_sendmsg+0xcf/0x120 net/socket.c:672
 ____sys_sendmsg+0x6e8/0x810 net/socket.c:2352
 ___sys_sendmsg+0xf3/0x170 net/socket.c:2406
 __sys_sendmsg+0xe5/0x1b0 net/socket.c:2439
 do_syscall_64+0x60/0xe0 arch/x86/entry/common.c:359
RIP: 0033:0x441319
Code: Bad RIP value.
RSP: 002b:00007fff95574ae8 EFLAGS: 00000246 ORIG_RAX: 000000000000002e
RAX: ffffffffffffffda RBX: 0000000000000000 RCX: 0000000000441319
RDX: 0000000000000000 RSI: 0000000020000000 RDI: 0000000000000003
RBP: 00000000006cb018 R08: 00000000004002c8 R09: 00000000004002c8
R10: 0000000000000004 R11: 0000000000000246 R12: 0000000000402090
R13: 0000000000402120 R14: 0000000000000000 R15: 0000000000000000

Memory state around the buggy address:
 ffffc90005ea0f00: f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9
 ffffc90005ea0f80: f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9
>ffffc90005ea1000: f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9
 ffffc90005ea1080: f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9
 ffffc90005ea1100: f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9 f9

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