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authorBalbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com>2008-12-09 13:14:07 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-12-10 08:01:52 -0800
commit361371201b60ffd686a694c848c1d5ad6061725f (patch)
parent69fc208be5b7eb18d22d1eca185b201400fd5ffc (diff)
uml: boot broken due to buffer overrun
mconsole_init() passed 256 bytes as length in os_create_unix_socket, while the sizeof UNIX_PATH_MAX is 108. This patch fixes that problem and avoids a big overrun bug reported on UML bootup. sockaddr_un.sun_path is UNIX_PATH_MAX long which causes the problem. Reported-by: Vikas K Managutte <vikki.km@gmail.com> Reported-by: Sarvesh Kumar Lal Das <skldas@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Reviewed-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi> Reviewed-by: WANG Cong <wangcong@zeuux.org> Cc: Jeff Dike <jdike@addtoit.com> Cc: <stable@kernel.org> [please check with Jeff] Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/arch/um/drivers/mconsole_kern.c b/arch/um/drivers/mconsole_kern.c
index 19d579d74d27..8f44ebb0dec8 100644
--- a/arch/um/drivers/mconsole_kern.c
+++ b/arch/um/drivers/mconsole_kern.c
@@ -16,6 +16,8 @@
#include <linux/slab.h>
#include <linux/syscalls.h>
#include <linux/utsname.h>
+#include <linux/socket.h>
+#include <linux/un.h>
#include <linux/workqueue.h>
#include <linux/mutex.h>
#include <asm/uaccess.h>
@@ -785,7 +787,7 @@ static int __init mconsole_init(void)
/* long to avoid size mismatch warnings from gcc */
long sock;
int err;
- char file[256];
+ char file[UNIX_PATH_MAX];
if (umid_file_name("mconsole", file, sizeof(file)))
return -1;

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