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Subject[PATCH] Fix buffer overflow in Omnikey CardMan 4040 driver
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Hi Linus,

the attached patch fixes a buffer overflow in the Omnikey CardMan 4040
driver that could lead to a potential arbitrary code execution with
kernel privileges.

Regards

Marcel

[PATCH] Fix buffer overflow in Omnikey CardMan 4040 driver (CVE-2007-0005)

Based on a patch from Don Howard <dhoward@redhat.com>

When calling write() with a buffer larger than 512 bytes, the
driver's write buffer overflows, allowing to overwrite the EIP and
execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

In read(), there exists a similar problem, but coming from the device.
A malicous or buggy device sending more than 512 bytes can overflow
of the driver's read buffer, with the same effects as above.

Signed-off-by: Marcel Holtmann <marcel@holtmann.org>
Signed-off-by: Harald Welte <laforge@gnumonks.org>

---
commit 5be3f29dbb70cf7b3eaa5e1be6dfa553c98ea1ad
tree 158eb27c16e372650d7bc8c6536b46f052932148
parent c3442e296517aee733d62fc3fe03211598902c7d
author Marcel Holtmann <marcel@holtmann.org> Tue, 06 Mar 2007 22:02:23 +0100
committer Marcel Holtmann <marcel@holtmann.org> Tue, 06 Mar 2007 22:02:23 +0100

drivers/char/pcmcia/cm4040_cs.c | 3 ++-
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/char/pcmcia/cm4040_cs.c b/drivers/char/pcmcia/cm4040_cs.c
index 0e82968..f2e4ec4 100644
--- a/drivers/char/pcmcia/cm4040_cs.c
+++ b/drivers/char/pcmcia/cm4040_cs.c
@@ -273,6 +273,7 @@ static ssize_t cm4040_read(struct file *filp, char __user *buf,
DEBUGP(6, dev, "BytesToRead=%lu\n", bytes_to_read);

min_bytes_to_read = min(count, bytes_to_read + 5);
+ min_bytes_to_read = min_t(size_t, min_bytes_to_read, READ_WRITE_BUFFER_SIZE);

DEBUGP(6, dev, "Min=%lu\n", min_bytes_to_read);

@@ -340,7 +341,7 @@ static ssize_t cm4040_write(struct file *filp, const char __user *buf,
return 0;
}

- if (count < 5) {
+ if ((count < 5) || (count > READ_WRITE_BUFFER_SIZE)) {
DEBUGP(2, dev, "<- cm4040_write buffersize=%Zd < 5\n", count);
return -EIO;
}
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