Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 10:36:00 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: CVE request: kernel: cifs: singedness issue in CIFSFindNext() The name_len variable in CIFSFindNext is a signed int that gets set to the resume_name_len in the cifs_search_info. The resume_name_len however is unsigned and for some infolevels is populated directly from a 32 bit value sent by the server. If the server sends a very large value for this, then that value could look negative when converted to a signed int. That would make that value pass the PATH_MAX check later in CIFSFindNext. The name_len would then be used as a length value for a memcpy. It would then be treated as unsigned again, and the memcpy scribbles over a ton of memory. Fix this by making the name_len an unsigned value in CIFSFindNext. http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-cifs/msg03950.html https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=732869 Thanks, Eugene
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