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SubjectRe: [PATCH] wireless: fix 64K kernel heap content leak via ioctl
On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 03:35:19PM -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> >
> > diff -u -p wext.j2.c wext.c
> > --- wext.j2.c 2010-08-27 14:17:26.000000000 -0700
> > +++ wext.c 2010-08-27 14:19:33.000000000 -0700
> > @@ -800,9 +800,12 @@ static int ioctl_standard_iw_point(struc
> > goto out;
> > }
> >
> > - if (copy_to_user(iwp->pointer, extra,
> > - iwp->length *
> > - descr->token_size)) {
> > + /* Verify how much we should return. Some driver
> > + * may abuse iwp->length... */
> > + if((iwp->length * descr->token_size) < extra_size)
> > + extra_size = iwp->length * descr->token_size;
> > +
> > + if (copy_to_user(iwp->pointer, extra, extra_size)) {
> > err = -EFAULT;
> > goto out;
> > }
>
>
> Jean, can you submit in a new thread and right before the SOB add in
> the commit log Cc: stable@kernel.org [2.6.32+]

The current patch was made for 2.6.27 and was only
compiled. Someone would need to verify it works for 2.6.32. I could
probably find some time next week.

> Luis

Regards,

Jean


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