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authorEric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com>2013-05-17 04:53:13 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2013-05-18 12:55:45 -0700
commit284041ef21fdf2e0d216ab6b787bc9072b4eb58a (patch)
parent014be2c8eac3381e202f684c1f35ae184a8b152b (diff)
ipv6: fix possible crashes in ip6_cork_release()
commit 0178b695fd6b4 ("ipv6: Copy cork options in ip6_append_data") added some code duplication and bad error recovery, leading to potential crash in ip6_cork_release() as kfree() could be called with garbage. use kzalloc() to make sure this wont happen. Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net> Cc: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au> Cc: Hideaki YOSHIFUJI <yoshfuji@linux-ipv6.org> Cc: Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@google.com>
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/net/ipv6/ip6_output.c b/net/ipv6/ip6_output.c
index d2eedf192330..dae1949019d7 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/ip6_output.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/ip6_output.c
@@ -1147,7 +1147,7 @@ int ip6_append_data(struct sock *sk, int getfrag(void *from, char *to,
if (WARN_ON(np->cork.opt))
return -EINVAL;
- np->cork.opt = kmalloc(opt->tot_len, sk->sk_allocation);
+ np->cork.opt = kzalloc(opt->tot_len, sk->sk_allocation);
if (unlikely(np->cork.opt == NULL))
return -ENOBUFS;

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