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From: Jiri Slaby <jirislaby@kernel.org>
To: Igor Matheus Andrade Torrente <igormtorrente@gmail.com>,
	gregkh@linuxfoundation.org
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	syzbot+858dc7a2f7ef07c2c219@syzkaller.appspotmail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] tty: Fix out-of-bound vmalloc access in imageblit
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 08:09:53 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6d3d27d2-36e2-d95b-98e4-df08dedc34e2@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210624202725.20415-1-igormtorrente@gmail.com>

On 24. 06. 21, 22:27, Igor Matheus Andrade Torrente wrote:
> This issue happens when a userspace program does an ioctl
> FBIOPUT_VSCREENINFO passing the fb_var_screeninfo struct
> containing only the fields xres, yres, and bits_per_pixel
> with values.
> 
> If this struct is the same as the previous ioctl, the
> vc_resize() detects it and doesn't call the resize_screen(),
> leaving the fb_var_screeninfo incomplete. And this leads to
> the updatescrollmode() calculates a wrong value to
> fbcon_display->vrows, which makes the real_y() return a
> wrong value of y, and that value, eventually, causes
> the imageblit to access an out-of-bound address value.
> 
> To solve this issue I made the resize_screen() be called
> even if the screen does not need any resizing, so it will
> "fix and fill" the fb_var_screeninfo independently.
> 
> Reported-and-tested-by: syzbot+858dc7a2f7ef07c2c219@syzkaller.appspotmail.com
> Signed-off-by: Igor Matheus Andrade Torrente <igormtorrente@gmail.com>
> ---
>   drivers/tty/vt/vt.c | 17 ++++++++++++++++-
>   1 file changed, 16 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/tty/vt/vt.c b/drivers/tty/vt/vt.c
> index fa1548d4f94b..e342f5c905bc 100644
> --- a/drivers/tty/vt/vt.c
> +++ b/drivers/tty/vt/vt.c
> @@ -1220,7 +1220,22 @@ static int vc_do_resize(struct tty_struct *tty, struct vc_data *vc,
>   	new_screen_size = new_row_size * new_rows;
>   
>   	if (new_cols == vc->vc_cols && new_rows == vc->vc_rows)
> -		return 0;
> +		/* This function is being called here to cover the case

This was already commented on v3:
<quote>
  Please do not use networking style comments, use normal ones:
                 /*
                  * This function...
</quote>

> +		 * where the userspace calls the FBIOPUT_VSCREENINFO twice,
> +		 * passing the same fb_var_screeninfo containing the fields:
> +		 * yres/xres equal to a number non-multiple of vc_font.height
> +		 * and yres_virtual/xres_virtual equal to number lesser than the
> +		 * vc_font.height and yres/xres.
> +		 * In the second call, the struct fb_var_screeninfo isn't
> +		 * being modified by the underlying driver because of the
> +		 * if above, and this causes the fbcon_display->vrows to become
> +		 * negative and it eventually leads to out-of-bound
> +		 * access by the imageblit function.
> +		 * To give the correct values to the struct and to not have
> +		 * to deal with possible errors from the code below, we call
> +		 * the resize_screen here as well.
> +		 */
> +		return resize_screen(vc, new_cols, new_rows, user);

I suppose you need to add { } after the if given how its body grew.

With what all console drivers have you tested this with?

>   
>   	if (new_screen_size > KMALLOC_MAX_SIZE || !new_screen_size)
>   		return -EINVAL;
> 


-- 
js
suse labs

  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-25  6:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-24 20:27 [PATCH v4] tty: Fix out-of-bound vmalloc access in imageblit Igor Matheus Andrade Torrente
2021-06-25  6:09 ` Jiri Slaby [this message]
2021-06-25 21:09   ` Igor Torrente

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