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authoryonghua zheng <younghua.zheng@gmail.com>2013-08-13 16:01:03 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2013-08-13 17:57:50 -0700
commit8c8296223f3abb142be8fc31711b18a704c0e7d8 (patch)
tree1de036ad6669fc8c4b9ce45eea00d514e4261944 /kernel
parentarch: *: Kconfig: add "kernel/Kconfig.freezer" to "arch/*/Kconfig" (diff)
fs/proc/task_mmu.c: fix buffer overflow in add_page_map()
Recently we met quite a lot of random kernel panic issues after enabling CONFIG_PROC_PAGE_MONITOR. After debuggind we found this has something to do with following bug in pagemap: In struct pagemapread: struct pagemapread { int pos, len; pagemap_entry_t *buffer; bool v2; }; pos is number of PM_ENTRY_BYTES in buffer, but len is the size of buffer, it is a mistake to compare pos and len in add_page_map() for checking buffer is full or not, and this can lead to buffer overflow and random kernel panic issue. Correct len to be total number of PM_ENTRY_BYTES in buffer. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: document pagemapread.pos and .len units, fix PM_ENTRY_BYTES definition] Signed-off-by: Yonghua Zheng <younghua.zheng@gmail.com> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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