[PATCH 092/270] libceph: fix overflow in __decode_pool_names()

Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski herton.krzesinski at canonical.com
Mon Nov 26 16:56:22 UTC 2012

3.5.7u1 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Xi Wang <xi.wang at gmail.com>

commit ad3b904c07dfa88603689bf9a67bffbb9b99beb5 upstream.

`len' is read from network and thus needs validation.  Otherwise a
large `len' would cause out-of-bounds access via the memcpy() call.
In addition, len = 0xffffffff would overflow the kmalloc() size,
leading to out-of-bounds write.

This patch adds a check of `len' via ceph_decode_need().  Also use
kstrndup rather than kmalloc/memcpy.

[elder at inktank.com: added -ENOMEM return for null kstrndup() result]

Signed-off-by: Xi Wang <xi.wang at gmail.com>
Reviewed-by: Alex Elder <elder at inktank.com>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski at canonical.com>
 net/ceph/osdmap.c |   13 +++++++------
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/ceph/osdmap.c b/net/ceph/osdmap.c
index 81e3b84..95b2762 100644
--- a/net/ceph/osdmap.c
+++ b/net/ceph/osdmap.c
@@ -488,15 +488,16 @@ static int __decode_pool_names(void **p, void *end, struct ceph_osdmap *map)
 		ceph_decode_32_safe(p, end, pool, bad);
 		ceph_decode_32_safe(p, end, len, bad);
 		dout("  pool %d len %d\n", pool, len);
+		ceph_decode_need(p, end, len, bad);
 		pi = __lookup_pg_pool(&map->pg_pools, pool);
 		if (pi) {
+			char *name = kstrndup(*p, len, GFP_NOFS);
+			if (!name)
+				return -ENOMEM;
-			pi->name = kmalloc(len + 1, GFP_NOFS);
-			if (pi->name) {
-				memcpy(pi->name, *p, len);
-				pi->name[len] = '\0';
-				dout("  name is %s\n", pi->name);
-			}
+			pi->name = name;
+			dout("  name is %s\n", pi->name);
 		*p += len;

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