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

Peilin Ye yepeilin.cs at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 09:46:02 UTC 2020


On Wed, Jul 29, 2020 at 12:18:42PM +0300, Denis Efremov wrote:
> 
> 
> 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.

I see, I will send a v2 soon. Thank you for reviewing the patch!

Peilin Ye

> > 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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