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Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2023 19:55:55 +0000
From: Nick Terrell <terrelln@...a.com>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
CC: Nick Terrell <terrelln@...a.com>, Eric Biggers <ebiggers@...nel.org>,
        Nick
 Terrell <terrelln@...a.com>,
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Subject: Re: [syzbot] [zstd] UBSAN: array-index-out-of-bounds in
 FSE_decompress_wksp_body_bmi2



> On Oct 9, 2023, at 1:29 PM, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:
> 
> !-------------------------------------------------------------------|
>  This Message Is From an External Sender
> 
> |-------------------------------------------------------------------!
> 
> On Sat, Oct 07, 2023 at 02:05:56PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
>> Hi Nick,
>> 
>> On Wed, Aug 30, 2023 at 12:49:53AM -0700, syzbot wrote:
>>> UBSAN: array-index-out-of-bounds in lib/zstd/common/fse_decompress.c:345:30
>>> index 33 is out of range for type 'FSE_DTable[1]' (aka 'unsigned int[1]')
>> 
>> Zstandard needs to be converted to use C99 flex-arrays instead of length-1
>> arrays.  https://github.com/facebook/zstd/pull/3785 would fix this in upstream
>> Zstandard, though it doesn't work well with the fact that upstream Zstandard
>> supports C90.  Not sure how you want to handle this.
> 
> For the kernel, we just need:
> 
> diff --git a/lib/zstd/common/fse_decompress.c b/lib/zstd/common/fse_decompress.c
> index a0d06095be83..b11e87fff261 100644
> --- a/lib/zstd/common/fse_decompress.c
> +++ b/lib/zstd/common/fse_decompress.c
> @@ -312,7 +312,7 @@ size_t FSE_decompress_wksp(void* dst, size_t dstCapacity, const void* cSrc, size
> 
> typedef struct {
>     short ncount[FSE_MAX_SYMBOL_VALUE + 1];
> -    FSE_DTable dtable[1]; /* Dynamically sized */
> +    FSE_DTable dtable[]; /* Dynamically sized */
> } FSE_DecompressWksp;

Thanks Eric and Kees for the report and the fix! I am working on putting this
patch up now, just need to test the fix myself to ensure I can reproduce the
issue and the fix.

In your opinion does this worth trying to get this patch into v6.6, or should it
wait for v6.7?

Best,
Nick Terrell

> And if upstream wants to stay C89 compat, perhaps:
> 
> #if __STDC_VERSION__ >= 199901L
> # define __FLEX_ARRAY_DIM /*C99*/
> #else
> # define __FLEX_ARRAY_DIM 0
> #endif
> 
> and then use __FLEX_ARRAY_DIM as needed (and keep the other "-1" changes
> in the github commit):
> 
> typedef struct {
>     short ncount[FSE_MAX_SYMBOL_VALUE + 1];
> -    FSE_DTable dtable[1]; /* Dynamically sized */
> +    FSE_DTable dtable[__FLEX_ARRAY_DIM]; /* Dynamically sized */
> } FSE_DecompressWksp;
> 
> 
> -- 
> Kees Cook


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