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Date:	Sun, 31 Oct 2010 20:10:28 +0300
From:	Vasiliy Kulikov <>
Cc:	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Jiri Pirko <>,
	Eric Dumazet <>,,
Subject: [PATCH 2/3] net: packet: fix information leak to userland

packet_getname_spkt() doesn't initialize all members of sa_data field of
sockaddr struct if strlen(dev->name) < 13.  This structure is then copied
to userland.  It leads to leaking of contents of kernel stack memory.
We have to fully fill sa_data with strncpy() instead of strlcpy().

The same with packet_getname(): it doesn't initialize sll_pkttype field of
sockaddr_ll.  Set it to zero.

Signed-off-by: Vasiliy Kulikov <>
 net/packet/af_packet.c |    3 ++-
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/packet/af_packet.c b/net/packet/af_packet.c
index 3616f27..0856a13 100644
--- a/net/packet/af_packet.c
+++ b/net/packet/af_packet.c
@@ -1719,7 +1719,7 @@ static int packet_getname_spkt(struct socket *sock, struct sockaddr *uaddr,
 	dev = dev_get_by_index_rcu(sock_net(sk), pkt_sk(sk)->ifindex);
 	if (dev)
-		strlcpy(uaddr->sa_data, dev->name, 15);
+		strncpy(uaddr->sa_data, dev->name, 14);
 		memset(uaddr->sa_data, 0, 14);
@@ -1742,6 +1742,7 @@ static int packet_getname(struct socket *sock, struct sockaddr *uaddr,
 	sll->sll_family = AF_PACKET;
 	sll->sll_ifindex = po->ifindex;
 	sll->sll_protocol = po->num;
+	sll->sll_pkttype = 0;
 	dev = dev_get_by_index_rcu(sock_net(sk), po->ifindex);
 	if (dev) {

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