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Date:   Tue, 12 Jan 2021 11:28:18 -0800
From:   Eric Biggers <ebiggers@...nel.org>
To:     Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, stable@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org, Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>,
        Jann Horn <jannh@...gle.com>, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
Subject: [PATCH RESEND] random: fix the RNDRESEEDCRNG ioctl

From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@...gle.com>

The RNDRESEEDCRNG ioctl reseeds the primary_crng from itself, which
doesn't make sense.  Reseed it from the input_pool instead.

Fixes: d848e5f8e1eb ("random: add new ioctl RNDRESEEDCRNG")
Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org
Cc: linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>
Cc: Jann Horn <jannh@...gle.com>
Cc: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
Reviewed-by: Jann Horn <jannh@...gle.com>
Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@...gle.com>
---

Andrew, please consider taking this patch since the maintainer has been
ignoring it for 4 months
(https://lkml.kernel.org/lkml/20200916041908.66649-1-ebiggers@kernel.org/T/#u).


 drivers/char/random.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/char/random.c b/drivers/char/random.c
index 5f3b8ac9d97b0..a894c0559a8cf 100644
--- a/drivers/char/random.c
+++ b/drivers/char/random.c
@@ -1972,7 +1972,7 @@ static long random_ioctl(struct file *f, unsigned int cmd, unsigned long arg)
 			return -EPERM;
 		if (crng_init < 2)
 			return -ENODATA;
-		crng_reseed(&primary_crng, NULL);
+		crng_reseed(&primary_crng, &input_pool);
 		crng_global_init_time = jiffies - 1;
 		return 0;
 	default:
-- 
2.30.0

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