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authorOlaf Hering <olaf@aepfle.de>2012-05-31 16:40:06 +0200
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2012-06-10 00:29:46 +0900
commitbcc2c9c3fff859e0eb019fe6fec26f9b8eba795c (patch)
tree7526735de80c573a3319a0f8d0fa6972aad48a59 /tools/hv
parentcfaf025112d3856637ff34a767ef785ef5cf2ca9 (diff)
Tools: hv: verify origin of netlink connector message
The SuSE security team suggested to use recvfrom instead of recv to be certain that the connector message is originated from kernel. CVE-2012-2669 Signed-off-by: Olaf Hering <olaf@aepfle.de> Signed-off-by: Marcus Meissner <meissner@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Sebastian Krahmer <krahmer@suse.de> Signed-off-by: K. Y. Srinivasan <kys@microsoft.com> Cc: stable <stable@vger.kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'tools/hv')
-rw-r--r--tools/hv/hv_kvp_daemon.c10
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/tools/hv/hv_kvp_daemon.c b/tools/hv/hv_kvp_daemon.c
index 146fd6147e84..d9834b362943 100644
--- a/tools/hv/hv_kvp_daemon.c
+++ b/tools/hv/hv_kvp_daemon.c
@@ -701,14 +701,18 @@ int main(void)
pfd.fd = fd;
while (1) {
+ struct sockaddr *addr_p = (struct sockaddr *) &addr;
+ socklen_t addr_l = sizeof(addr);
pfd.events = POLLIN;
pfd.revents = 0;
poll(&pfd, 1, -1);
- len = recv(fd, kvp_recv_buffer, sizeof(kvp_recv_buffer), 0);
+ len = recvfrom(fd, kvp_recv_buffer, sizeof(kvp_recv_buffer), 0,
+ addr_p, &addr_l);
- if (len < 0) {
- syslog(LOG_ERR, "recv failed; error:%d", len);
+ if (len < 0 || addr.nl_pid) {
+ syslog(LOG_ERR, "recvfrom failed; pid:%u error:%d %s",
+ addr.nl_pid, errno, strerror(errno));
close(fd);
return -1;
}

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