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authorDan Rosenberg <drosenberg@vsecurity.com>2010-10-27 22:34:17 (GMT)
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-10-28 01:03:13 (GMT)
commit03145beb455cf5c20a761e8451e30b8a74ba58d9 (patch)
treea27b2221818b89039fc948d19780d52bb5c70789 /ipc
parentb795218075a1e1183169abb66a90dcdcf30367f9 (diff)
ipc: initialize structure memory to zero for compat functions
This takes care of leaking uninitialized kernel stack memory to userspace from non-zeroed fields in structs in compat ipc functions. Signed-off-by: Dan Rosenberg <drosenberg@vsecurity.com> Cc: Manfred Spraul <manfred@colorfullife.com> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Cc: <stable@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'ipc')
-rw-r--r--ipc/compat.c6
-rw-r--r--ipc/compat_mq.c5
2 files changed, 11 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/ipc/compat.c b/ipc/compat.c
index 9dc2c7d..845a287 100644
--- a/ipc/compat.c
+++ b/ipc/compat.c
@@ -241,6 +241,8 @@ long compat_sys_semctl(int first, int second, int third, void __user *uptr)
struct semid64_ds __user *up64;
int version = compat_ipc_parse_version(&third);
+ memset(&s64, 0, sizeof(s64));
+
if (!uptr)
return -EINVAL;
if (get_user(pad, (u32 __user *) uptr))
@@ -421,6 +423,8 @@ long compat_sys_msgctl(int first, int second, void __user *uptr)
int version = compat_ipc_parse_version(&second);
void __user *p;
+ memset(&m64, 0, sizeof(m64));
+
switch (second & (~IPC_64)) {
case IPC_INFO:
case IPC_RMID:
@@ -594,6 +598,8 @@ long compat_sys_shmctl(int first, int second, void __user *uptr)
int err, err2;
int version = compat_ipc_parse_version(&second);
+ memset(&s64, 0, sizeof(s64));
+
switch (second & (~IPC_64)) {
case IPC_RMID:
case SHM_LOCK:
diff --git a/ipc/compat_mq.c b/ipc/compat_mq.c
index d8d1e9f..380ea4f 100644
--- a/ipc/compat_mq.c
+++ b/ipc/compat_mq.c
@@ -53,6 +53,9 @@ asmlinkage long compat_sys_mq_open(const char __user *u_name,
void __user *p = NULL;
if (u_attr && oflag & O_CREAT) {
struct mq_attr attr;
+
+ memset(&attr, 0, sizeof(attr));
+
p = compat_alloc_user_space(sizeof(attr));
if (get_compat_mq_attr(&attr, u_attr) ||
copy_to_user(p, &attr, sizeof(attr)))
@@ -127,6 +130,8 @@ asmlinkage long compat_sys_mq_getsetattr(mqd_t mqdes,
struct mq_attr __user *p = compat_alloc_user_space(2 * sizeof(*p));
long ret;
+ memset(&mqstat, 0, sizeof(mqstat));
+
if (u_mqstat) {
if (get_compat_mq_attr(&mqstat, u_mqstat) ||
copy_to_user(p, &mqstat, sizeof(mqstat)))

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