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authorMathias Krause <minipli@googlemail.com>2013-04-07 01:52:00 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2013-04-07 16:28:02 -0400
commit60085c3d009b0df252547adb336d1ccca5ce52ec (patch)
parent4a184233f21645cf0b719366210ed445d1024d72 (diff)
tipc: fix info leaks via msg_name in recv_msg/recv_stream
The code in set_orig_addr() does not initialize all of the members of struct sockaddr_tipc when filling the sockaddr info -- namely the union is only partly filled. This will make recv_msg() and recv_stream() -- the only users of this function -- leak kernel stack memory as the msg_name member is a local variable in net/socket.c. Additionally to that both recv_msg() and recv_stream() fail to update the msg_namelen member to 0 while otherwise returning with 0, i.e. "success". This is the case for, e.g., non-blocking sockets. This will lead to a 128 byte kernel stack leak in net/socket.c. Fix the first issue by initializing the memory of the union with memset(0). Fix the second one by setting msg_namelen to 0 early as it will be updated later if we're going to fill the msg_name member. Cc: Jon Maloy <jon.maloy@ericsson.com> Cc: Allan Stephens <allan.stephens@windriver.com> Signed-off-by: Mathias Krause <minipli@googlemail.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/net/tipc/socket.c b/net/tipc/socket.c
index a9622b6cd91..515ce38e4f4 100644
--- a/net/tipc/socket.c
+++ b/net/tipc/socket.c
@@ -790,6 +790,7 @@ static void set_orig_addr(struct msghdr *m, struct tipc_msg *msg)
if (addr) {
addr->family = AF_TIPC;
addr->addrtype = TIPC_ADDR_ID;
+ memset(&addr->addr, 0, sizeof(addr->addr));
addr->addr.id.ref = msg_origport(msg);
addr->addr.id.node = msg_orignode(msg);
addr->addr.name.domain = 0; /* could leave uninitialized */
@@ -904,6 +905,9 @@ static int recv_msg(struct kiocb *iocb, struct socket *sock,
goto exit;
+ /* will be updated in set_orig_addr() if needed */
+ m->msg_namelen = 0;
timeout = sock_rcvtimeo(sk, flags & MSG_DONTWAIT);
@@ -1013,6 +1017,9 @@ static int recv_stream(struct kiocb *iocb, struct socket *sock,
goto exit;
+ /* will be updated in set_orig_addr() if needed */
+ m->msg_namelen = 0;
target = sock_rcvlowat(sk, flags & MSG_WAITALL, buf_len);
timeout = sock_rcvtimeo(sk, flags & MSG_DONTWAIT);