[Maverick] [CVE-2011-0695] [PATCH 1/2] IB/cm: Bump reference count on cm_id before invoking callback, CVE-2011-0695

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Mon Apr 25 20:15:28 UTC 2011


On 04/25/2011 01:29 PM, Brad Figg wrote:
> From: Sean Hefty<sean.hefty at intel.com>
>
> CVE-2011-0695
>
> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/770369
>
> When processing a SIDR REQ, the ib_cm allocates a new cm_id.  The
> refcount of the cm_id is initialized to 1.  However, cm_process_work
> will decrement the refcount after invoking all callbacks.  The result
> is that the cm_id will end up with refcount set to 0 by the end of the
> sidr req handler.
>
> If a user tries to destroy the cm_id, the destruction will proceed,
> under the incorrect assumption that no other threads are referencing
> the cm_id.  This can lead to a crash when the cm callback thread tries
> to access the cm_id.
>
> This problem was noticed as part of a larger investigation with kernel
> crashes in the rdma_cm when running on a real time OS.
>
> Signed-off-by: Sean Hefty<sean.hefty at intel.com>
> Acked-by: Doug Ledford<dledford at redhat.com>
> Cc:<stable at kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Roland Dreier<roland at purestorage.com>
>
> (cherry-picked from commit 29963437a48475036353b95ab142bf199adb909e)
> Signed-off-by: Brad Figg<brad.figg at canonical.com>
> ---
>   drivers/infiniband/core/cm.c |    1 +
>   1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/core/cm.c b/drivers/infiniband/core/cm.c
> index 64e0903..1d9616b 100644
> --- a/drivers/infiniband/core/cm.c
> +++ b/drivers/infiniband/core/cm.c
> @@ -2989,6 +2989,7 @@ static int cm_sidr_req_handler(struct cm_work *work)
>   		goto out; /* No match. */
>   	}
>   	atomic_inc(&cur_cm_id_priv->refcount);
> +	atomic_inc(&cm_id_priv->refcount);
>   	spin_unlock_irq(&cm.lock);
>
>   	cm_id_priv->id.cm_handler = cur_cm_id_priv->id.cm_handler;

Acked-by: Tim Gardner <tim.gardner at canonical.com>

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Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com



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