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SubjectRe: [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH net] rds: Prevent kernel-infoleak in rds_notify_queue_get()
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On 7/30/20 12:20 PM, Peilin Ye wrote:
> rds_notify_queue_get() is potentially copying uninitialized kernel stack
> memory to userspace since the compiler may leave a 4-byte hole at the end
> of `cmsg`.
>
> In 2016 we tried to fix this issue by doing `= { 0 };` on `cmsg`, which
> unfortunately does not always initialize that 4-byte hole. Fix it by using
> memset() instead.
>
> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
> Fixes: f037590fff30 ("rds: fix a leak of kernel memory")
> Fixes: bdbe6fbc6a2f ("RDS: recv.c")
> Suggested-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
> Signed-off-by: Peilin Ye <yepeilin.cs@gmail.com>
> ---
> Note: the "real" copy_to_user() happens in put_cmsg(), where
> `cmlen - sizeof(*cm)` equals to `sizeof(cmsg)`.
>
> Reference: https://lwn.net/Articles/417989/
>
> $ pahole -C "rds_rdma_notify" net/rds/recv.o
> struct rds_rdma_notify {
> __u64 user_token; /* 0 8 */
> __s32 status; /* 8 4 */
>
> /* size: 16, cachelines: 1, members: 2 */
> /* padding: 4 */
> /* last cacheline: 16 bytes */
> };
>
> net/rds/recv.c | 3 ++-
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
Looks good.
FWIW,
Acked-by: Santosh Shilimkar <santosh.shilimkar@oracle.com>

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