[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2] media/v4l2-core: Fix kernel-infoleak in video_put_user()
yepeilin.cs at gmail.com
Sun Jul 26 22:16:58 UTC 2020
On Mon, Jul 27, 2020 at 01:10:56AM +0300, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
> Hi Peilin,
> Thank you for the patch.
> On Sun, Jul 26, 2020 at 06:05:57PM -0400, Peilin Ye wrote:
> > video_put_user() is copying uninitialized stack memory to userspace. Fix
> > it by initializing `ev32` and `vb32` using memset().
> How about mentioning that this is caused by the compiler not
> initializing the holes ? Maybe something along the lines of
> video_put_user() is copying uninitialized stack memory to userspace due
> to the compiler not initializing holes in the structures declared on the
> stack. Fix it by initializing the structures using memset().
> Reviewed-by: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart at ideasonboard.com>
I see, that makes sense. I will send a v3.
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