[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH net] qrtr: Fix ZERO_SIZE_PTR deref in qrtr_tun_write_iter()

Peilin Ye yepeilin.cs at gmail.com
Sun Jul 12 21:03:00 UTC 2020

qrtr_tun_write_iter() is dereferencing `ZERO_SIZE_PTR`s when `from->count`
equals to zero. Fix it by rejecting zero-length kzalloc() requests.

This patch fixes the following syzbot bug:


Reported-by: syzbot+03e343dbccf82a5242a2 at syzkaller.appspotmail.com
Signed-off-by: Peilin Ye <yepeilin.cs at gmail.com>
 net/qrtr/tun.c | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/net/qrtr/tun.c b/net/qrtr/tun.c
index 15ce9b642b25..5465e94ba8e5 100644
--- a/net/qrtr/tun.c
+++ b/net/qrtr/tun.c
@@ -80,6 +80,9 @@ static ssize_t qrtr_tun_write_iter(struct kiocb *iocb, struct iov_iter *from)
 	ssize_t ret;
 	void *kbuf;
+	if (!len)
+		return -EINVAL;
 	kbuf = kzalloc(len, GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (!kbuf)
 		return -ENOMEM;

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