[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] scsi/megaraid: Prevent kernel-infoleak in kioc_to_mimd()

Peilin Ye yepeilin.cs at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 21:02:35 UTC 2020

hinfo_to_cinfo() does no operation on `cinfo` when `hinfo` is NULL,
causing kioc_to_mimd() to copy uninitialized stack memory to userspace.
Fix it by initializing `cinfo` with memset().

Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org
Fixes: 1da177e4c3f4 ("Linux-2.6.12-rc2")
Suggested-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter at oracle.com>
Suggested-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
Signed-off-by: Peilin Ye <yepeilin.cs at gmail.com>
 drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_mm.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_mm.c b/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_mm.c
index 8df53446641a..9df0e6b253a8 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_mm.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_mm.c
@@ -816,6 +816,8 @@ kioc_to_mimd(uioc_t *kioc, mimd_t __user *mimd)
+			memset(&cinfo, 0, sizeof(cinfo));
 			hinfo = (mraid_hba_info_t *)(unsigned long)

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