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SubjectRe: [Stable-review] [18/71] xfs: prevent leaking uninitialized stack memory in FSGEOMETRY_V1
On Wed, 2011-04-13 at 09:09 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> 2.6.33-longterm review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know.
>
> ------------------
>
> From: Dan Rosenberg <drosenberg@vsecurity.com>
>
> commit c4d0c3b097f7584772316ee4d64a09fe0e4ddfca upstream.
>
> The FSGEOMETRY_V1 ioctl (and its compat equivalent) calls out to
> xfs_fs_geometry() with a version number of 3. This code path does not
> fill in the logsunit member of the passed xfs_fsop_geom_t, leading to
> the leaking of four bytes of uninitialized stack data to potentially
> unprivileged callers.
[...]

Needs a subsequent fix, like the corresponding bug fix in 2.6.32.37-rc1.

Ben.

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Ben Hutchings
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