[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] block/floppy: Prevent kernel-infoleak in raw_cmd_copyout()

Denis Efremov efremov at linux.com
Wed Jul 29 09:18:42 UTC 2020

On 7/28/20 5:19 PM, Peilin Ye wrote:
> raw_cmd_copyout() is potentially copying uninitialized kernel stack memory
> since it is initializing `cmd` by assignment, which may cause the compiler
> to leave uninitialized holes in this structure. Fix it by using memcpy()
> instead.
> Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org
> Fixes: 2145e15e0557 ("floppy: don't write kernel-only members to FDRAWCMD ioctl output")

Nitpick, I would say this fix is not related to commit 2145e15e0557.

> 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>

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