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Date:	Wed, 15 Aug 2012 23:31:44 +0200
From:	Mathias Krause <>
To:	"David S. Miller" <>
	Mathias Krause <>
Subject: [PATCH 01/14] atm: fix info leak in getsockopt(SO_ATMPVC)

The ATM code fails to initialize the two padding bytes of struct
sockaddr_atmpvc inserted for alignment. Add an explicit memset(0)
before filling the structure to avoid the info leak.

Signed-off-by: Mathias Krause <>
 net/atm/common.c |    1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/net/atm/common.c b/net/atm/common.c
index b4b44db..0c0ad93 100644
--- a/net/atm/common.c
+++ b/net/atm/common.c
@@ -812,6 +812,7 @@ int vcc_getsockopt(struct socket *sock, int level, int optname,
 		if (!vcc->dev || !test_bit(ATM_VF_ADDR, &vcc->flags))
 			return -ENOTCONN;
+		memset(&pvc, 0, sizeof(pvc));
 		pvc.sap_family = AF_ATMPVC;
 		pvc.sap_addr.itf = vcc->dev->number;
 		pvc.sap_addr.vpi = vcc->vpi;

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