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Subject[PATCH 5.4 039/135] staging: rtl8188eu: Fix potential overuse of kernel memory
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From: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>

commit 4ddf8ab8d15ddbc52eefb44eb64e38466ce1f70f upstream.

In routine wpa_supplicant_ioctl(), the user-controlled p->length is
checked to be at least the size of struct ieee_param size, but the code
does not detect the case where p->length is greater than the size
of the struct, thus a malicious user could be wasting kernel memory.
Fixes commit a2c60d42d97c ("Add files for new driver - part 16").

Reported by: Pietro Oliva <pietroliva@gmail.com>
Cc: Pietro Oliva <pietroliva@gmail.com>
Cc: Stable <stable@vger.kernel.org>
Fixes commit a2c60d42d97c ("Add files for new driver - part 16").
Signed-off-by: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>
Link: https://lore.kernel.org/r/20200210180235.21691-4-Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

---
drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/os_dep/ioctl_linux.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/os_dep/ioctl_linux.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/os_dep/ioctl_linux.c
@@ -2025,7 +2025,7 @@ static int wpa_supplicant_ioctl(struct n
struct ieee_param *param;
uint ret = 0;

- if (p->length < sizeof(struct ieee_param) || !p->pointer) {
+ if (!p->pointer || p->length != sizeof(struct ieee_param)) {
ret = -EINVAL;
goto out;
}

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