ACK: [SRU][Zesty][PATCH][CVE-2017-12146] driver core: platform: fix race condition with driver_override

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Mon Nov 13 11:11:56 UTC 2017


On 03.11.2017 09:01, Kleber Sacilotto de Souza wrote:
> From: Adrian Salido <salidoa at google.com>
> 
> CVE-2017-12146
> 
> The driver_override implementation is susceptible to race condition when
> different threads are reading vs storing a different driver override.
> Add locking to avoid race condition.
> 
> Fixes: 3d713e0e382e ("driver core: platform: add device binding path 'driver_override'")
> Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Adrian Salido <salidoa at google.com>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>
> (cherry picked from commit 6265539776a0810b7ce6398c27866ddb9c6bd154)
> Signed-off-by: Kleber Sacilotto de Souza <kleber.souza at canonical.com>
Acked-by: Stefan Bader <stefan.bader at canonical.com>

> ---
>  drivers/base/platform.c | 11 +++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/base/platform.c b/drivers/base/platform.c
> index 647e4761dbf3..4ce2f9daa62a 100644
> --- a/drivers/base/platform.c
> +++ b/drivers/base/platform.c
> @@ -866,7 +866,7 @@ static ssize_t driver_override_store(struct device *dev,
>  				     const char *buf, size_t count)
>  {
>  	struct platform_device *pdev = to_platform_device(dev);
> -	char *driver_override, *old = pdev->driver_override, *cp;
> +	char *driver_override, *old, *cp;
>  
>  	if (count > PATH_MAX)
>  		return -EINVAL;
> @@ -879,12 +879,15 @@ static ssize_t driver_override_store(struct device *dev,
>  	if (cp)
>  		*cp = '\0';
>  
> +	device_lock(dev);
> +	old = pdev->driver_override;
>  	if (strlen(driver_override)) {
>  		pdev->driver_override = driver_override;
>  	} else {
>  		kfree(driver_override);
>  		pdev->driver_override = NULL;
>  	}
> +	device_unlock(dev);
>  
>  	kfree(old);
>  
> @@ -895,8 +898,12 @@ static ssize_t driver_override_show(struct device *dev,
>  				    struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
>  {
>  	struct platform_device *pdev = to_platform_device(dev);
> +	ssize_t len;
>  
> -	return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", pdev->driver_override);
> +	device_lock(dev);
> +	len = sprintf(buf, "%s\n", pdev->driver_override);
> +	device_unlock(dev);
> +	return len;
>  }
>  static DEVICE_ATTR_RW(driver_override);
>  
> 


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