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Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 14:31:25 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Petr Matousek <pmatouse@...hat.com>
Cc: coley@...us.mitre.org
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: gdth: integer overflow in
 ioc_general()

Please use CVE-2010-4157

Thanks.

-- 
    JB


----- "Petr Matousek" <pmatouse@...hat.com> wrote:

> "gdth_ioctl_alloc() takes the size variable as an int.
> copy_from_user() takes the size variable as an unsigned long.
> gen.data_len and gen.sense_len are unsigned longs.
> On x86_64 longs are 64 bit and ints are 32 bit.
> 
> We could pass in a very large number and the allocation would
> truncate
> the size to 32 bits and allocate a small buffer.  Then when we do the
> copy_from_user(), it would result in a memory corruption."
> 
> Upstream commit:
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=f63ae56e4e97fb12053590e41a4fa59e7daa74a4
> 
> Credit: James E.J. Bottomley
> 
> Reference:
> http://ns3.spinics.net/lists/linux-scsi/msg47361.html
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=651147
> 
> Thanks,
> --
> Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team

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