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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ima: Replace two seq_printf() calls by seq_puts() in ima_show_template_data_ascii()
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On Wed, 2019-07-03 at 09:16 +0000, David Laight wrote:

> > diff --git a/security/integrity/ima/ima_template_lib.c b/security/integrity/ima/ima_template_lib.c
> > index 9fe0ef7f91e2..05636e9b19b1 100644
> > --- a/security/integrity/ima/ima_template_lib.c
> > +++ b/security/integrity/ima/ima_template_lib.c
> > @@ -74,7 +74,7 @@ static void ima_show_template_data_ascii(struct seq_file *m,
> > case DATA_FMT_DIGEST_WITH_ALGO:
> > buf_ptr = strnchr(field_data->data, buflen, ':');
> > if (buf_ptr != field_data->data)
> > - seq_printf(m, "%s", field_data->data);
> > + seq_puts(m, field_data->data);
> >
> > /* skip ':' and '\0' */
> > buf_ptr += 2;
>
> That code looks highly suspect!
> It uses a bounded scan then assumes a '\0' terminated string.
> It then adds 2 to a potentially NULL pointer.

The code here is used for displaying the IMA measurement list, that
the kernel itself created.  Protecting the in kernel memory from
attack is a different problem.  Refer to Igor Stoppa's write once
memory pools.

Mimi

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