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Date:	Mon, 25 Aug 2008 21:24:41 -0400
From:	Vlad Yasevich <vladislav.yasevich@...com>
To:	Eugene Teo <eteo@...hat.com>
Cc:	davem@...emloft.net, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-sctp@...r.kernel.org, security@...nel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sctp: add verification checks to SCTP_AUTH_KEY option

Eugene Teo wrote:
> Vlad Yasevich wrote:
>> The structure used for SCTP_AUTH_KEY option contains a
>> length that needs to be verfied to prevent buffer overflow
>> conditions.  Spoted by Eugene Teo <eteo@...hat.com>.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Vlad Yasevich <vladislav.yasevich@...com>
>> ---
>>  net/sctp/auth.c   |    4 ++++
>>  net/sctp/socket.c |    5 +++++
>>  2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/net/sctp/auth.c b/net/sctp/auth.c
>> index 675a5c3..1fcb4cf 100644
>> --- a/net/sctp/auth.c
>> +++ b/net/sctp/auth.c
>> @@ -80,6 +80,10 @@ static struct sctp_auth_bytes *sctp_auth_create_key(__u32 key_len, gfp_t gfp)
> 
> This should be __u16 key_len.
> 
>>  {
>>  	struct sctp_auth_bytes *key;
>>  
>> +	/* Verify that we are not going to overflow INT_MAX */
>> +	if ((INT_MAX - key_len) < sizeof(struct sctp_auth_bytes))
>> +		return NULL;
> 
> Shouldn't this be UINT_MAX? But then if you are going to change
> sctp_auth_create_key() to accept __u16 key_len, then it should be
> USHORT_MAX.
> 

I'd rather keep it a u32 since this function is not only for userspace,
but for creating a generated key.

Yes, UINT_MAX makes more sense.

>>  	/* Allocate the shared key */
>>  	key = kmalloc(sizeof(struct sctp_auth_bytes) + key_len, gfp);
>>  	if (!key)
>> diff --git a/net/sctp/socket.c b/net/sctp/socket.c
>> index bb5c9ef..afa952e 100644
>> --- a/net/sctp/socket.c
>> +++ b/net/sctp/socket.c
>> @@ -3144,6 +3144,11 @@ static int sctp_setsockopt_auth_key(struct sock *sk,
>>  		goto out;
>>  	}
>>  
>> +	if (authkey->sca_keylength > optlen) {
>> +		ret = -EINVAL;
>> +		goto out;
> 
> Is there a better upper bound check?

Hm...  optlen - sizeof(struct sctp_authkey)  is more accurate.

There is really no other bound.

-vlad

> 
>>  	asoc = sctp_id2assoc(sk, authkey->sca_assoc_id);
>>  	if (!asoc && authkey->sca_assoc_id && sctp_style(sk, UDP)) {
>>  		ret = -EINVAL;
> 
> Thanks,
> Eugene
> 

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