[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH net] AX.25: Fix out-of-bounds read in ax25_connect()

Peilin Ye yepeilin.cs at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 15:13:55 UTC 2020


On Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 05:28:15PM +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2020 at 11:19:01AM -0400, Peilin Ye wrote:
> > Checks on `addr_len` and `fsa->fsa_ax25.sax25_ndigis` are insufficient.
> > ax25_connect() can go out of bounds when `fsa->fsa_ax25.sax25_ndigis`
> > equals to 7 or 8. Fix it.
> > 
> > This issue has been reported as a KMSAN uninit-value bug, because in such
> > a case, ax25_connect() reaches into the uninitialized portion of the
> > `struct sockaddr_storage` statically allocated in __sys_connect().
> > 
> > It is safe to remove `fsa->fsa_ax25.sax25_ndigis > AX25_MAX_DIGIS` because
> > `addr_len` is guaranteed to be less than or equal to
> > `sizeof(struct full_sockaddr_ax25)`.
> > 
> > Reported-by: syzbot+c82752228ed975b0a623 at syzkaller.appspotmail.com
> > Link: https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?id=55ef9d629f3b3d7d70b69558015b63b48d01af66
> > Signed-off-by: Peilin Ye <yepeilin.cs at gmail.com>
> > ---
> >  net/ax25/af_ax25.c | 4 +++-
> >  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/net/ax25/af_ax25.c b/net/ax25/af_ax25.c
> > index fd91cd34f25e..ef5bf116157a 100644
> > --- a/net/ax25/af_ax25.c
> > +++ b/net/ax25/af_ax25.c
> > @@ -1187,7 +1187,9 @@ static int __must_check ax25_connect(struct socket *sock,
> >  	if (addr_len > sizeof(struct sockaddr_ax25) &&
> >  	    fsa->fsa_ax25.sax25_ndigis != 0) {
> >  		/* Valid number of digipeaters ? */
> > -		if (fsa->fsa_ax25.sax25_ndigis < 1 || fsa->fsa_ax25.sax25_ndigis > AX25_MAX_DIGIS) {
> > +		if (fsa->fsa_ax25.sax25_ndigis < 1 ||
> > +		    addr_len < sizeof(struct sockaddr_ax25) +
> > +		    sizeof(ax25_address) * fsa->fsa_ax25.sax25_ndigis) {
> 
> The "sizeof(ax25_address) * fsa->fsa_ax25.sax25_ndigis" can have an
> integer overflow so you still need the
> "fsa->fsa_ax25.sax25_ndigis > AX25_MAX_DIGIS" check.

Thank you for fixing this up! I did some math but I didn't think of
that. Will be more careful when removing things.

Peilin Ye


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