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Date:	Wed, 15 Aug 2012 23:31:45 +0200
From:	Mathias Krause <>
To:	"David S. Miller" <>
	Mathias Krause <>
Subject: [PATCH 02/14] atm: fix info leak via getsockname()

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/pvc.c |    1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/net/atm/pvc.c b/net/atm/pvc.c
index 3a73491..ae03240 100644
--- a/net/atm/pvc.c
+++ b/net/atm/pvc.c
@@ -95,6 +95,7 @@ static int pvc_getname(struct socket *sock, struct sockaddr *sockaddr,
 		return -ENOTCONN;
 	*sockaddr_len = sizeof(struct sockaddr_atmpvc);
 	addr = (struct sockaddr_atmpvc *)sockaddr;
+	memset(addr, 0, sizeof(*addr));
 	addr->sap_family = AF_ATMPVC;
 	addr->sap_addr.itf = vcc->dev->number;
 	addr->sap_addr.vpi = vcc->vpi;

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