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Date:	Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:51:04 +0530
From:	Sohny Thomas <sthomas@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:	Fan Du <fan.du@...driver.com>
CC:	David Laight <David.Laight@...lab.com>, stephen@...workplumber.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] {iproute2, xfrm}: Use memcpy to suppress gcc phony buffer
 overflow warning

On Sunday 29 September 2013 07:19 AM, Fan Du wrote:
>
>
> On 2013年09月28日 21:24, Sohny Thomas wrote:
>> On Friday 27 September 2013 01:56 PM, David Laight wrote:
>>>> ip xfrm state add causes a SIGABRT due to a strncpy_chk .
>>>> This happens since strncpy doesn't account for the '\0' .
>>>> I have fixed this using sizeof instead of strlen .
>>>>
>>>> There is a redhat bug which documents this issue
>>>>
>>>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=982761
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Sohny Thomas <sohthoma@...ibm.com>
>>>>
>>>> --------------
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/ip/xfrm_state.c b/ip/xfrm_state.c
>>>> index 389942c..7dd8799 100644
>>>> --- a/ip/xfrm_state.c
>>>> +++ b/ip/xfrm_state.c
>>>> @@ -117,7 +117,7 @@ static int xfrm_algo_parse(struct xfrm_algo *alg,
>>>> enum xfrm_attr_type_t type,
>>>> char *name, char *key, char *buf, int max)
>>>> {
>>>> int len;
>>>> - int slen = strlen(key);
>>>> + int slen = sizeof(key);
>>>
>>> you definitely don't want sizeof(key) - that is either 4 or 8.
>> oh damn my bad.
>> I think i will go with strlen(key) + 1.
>>
>> or i will pass slen+1 to strncpy .
>
> You must be kidding about this slen+1 or strlen(key) + 1 , right?
strncpy fails with an abort at strncpy_chk.
So I was assuming it was because of the '\0' , so the +1
Thanks for the below patch
>
>
>
>  From 3895b3d88bcb873988089392079645f2c9665e95 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Fan Du <fan.du@...driver.com>
> Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2013 09:38:12 +0800
> Subject: [PATCH] {iproute2, xfrm}: Use memcpy to suppress gcc phony buffer
>   overflow warning.
>
> This bug is reported from below link:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=982761
>
> An simplified command from its original reproducing method in bugzilla:
> ip xfrm state add src 10.0.0.2 dst 10.0.0.1 proto ah spi 0x12345678 auth
> md5 12
> will cause below spew from gcc:
>
> *** buffer overflow detected ***: ./ip terminated
> ======= Backtrace: =========
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6(__fortify_fail+0x37)[0x7f894ae2b817]
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6(+0x109710)[0x7f894ae2a710]
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6(+0x1089f6)[0x7f894ae299f6]
> ./ip[0x42119d]
> ./ip(do_xfrm_state+0x231)[0x4217f1]
> ./ip[0x405d05]
> ./ip(main+0x2b4)[0x405934]
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xed)[0x7f894ad4276d]
> ./ip[0x405bb9]
> ======= Memory map: ========
> 00400000-0043c000 r-xp 00000000 08:01 1997183
> /workbench/iproute2/ip/ip
> 0063b000-0063c000 r--p 0003b000 08:01 1997183
> /workbench/iproute2/ip/ip
> 0063c000-00640000 rw-p 0003c000 08:01 1997183
> /workbench/iproute2/ip/ip
> 00640000-00643000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
> 017c7000-017e8000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
> [heap]
> 7f894ab0b000-7f894ab20000 r-xp 00000000 08:01 6032986
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgcc_s.so.1
> 7f894ab20000-7f894ad1f000 ---p 00015000 08:01 6032986
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgcc_s.so.1
> 7f894ad1f000-7f894ad20000 r--p 00014000 08:01 6032986
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgcc_s.so.1
> 7f894ad20000-7f894ad21000 rw-p 00015000 08:01 6032986
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgcc_s.so.1
> 7f894ad21000-7f894aed6000 r-xp 00000000 08:01 6033273
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc-2.15.so
> 7f894aed6000-7f894b0d5000 ---p 001b5000 08:01 6033273
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc-2.15.so
> 7f894b0d5000-7f894b0d9000 r--p 001b4000 08:01 6033273
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc-2.15.so
> 7f894b0d9000-7f894b0db000 rw-p 001b8000 08:01 6033273
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc-2.15.so
> 7f894b0db000-7f894b0e0000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
> 7f894b0e0000-7f894b0e2000 r-xp 00000000 08:01 6033272
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libdl-2.15.so
> 7f894b0e2000-7f894b2e2000 ---p 00002000 08:01 6033272
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libdl-2.15.so
> 7f894b2e2000-7f894b2e3000 r--p 00002000 08:01 6033272
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libdl-2.15.so
> 7f894b2e3000-7f894b2e4000 rw-p 00003000 08:01 6033272
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libdl-2.15.so
> 7f894b2e4000-7f894b306000 r-xp 00000000 08:01 6033287
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ld-2.15.so
> 7f894b4e3000-7f894b4e6000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
> 7f894b503000-7f894b506000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
> 7f894b506000-7f894b507000 r--p 00022000 08:01 6033287
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ld-2.15.so
> 7f894b507000-7f894b509000 rw-p 00023000 08:01 6033287
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ld-2.15.so
> 7fff9a3c2000-7fff9a3e3000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
> [stack]
> 7fff9a3ff000-7fff9a400000 r-xp 00000000 00:00 0
> [vdso]
> ffffffffff600000-ffffffffff601000 r-xp 00000000 00:00 0
> [vsyscall]
>
> This is a false positive warning as the destination pointer "buf"
> pointers to
> an ZERO length array, which actually will occupy alg.buf mostly.
> Fix this by using memcpy.
>
> struct xfrm_algo {
>          char            alg_name[64];
>          unsigned int    alg_key_len;    /* in bits */
>          char            alg_key[0];
> };
>
> struct {
>          union {
>                  struct xfrm_algo alg;
>                  struct xfrm_algo_aead aead;
>                  struct xfrm_algo_auth auth;
>          } u;
>          char buf[XFRM_ALGO_KEY_BUF_SIZE];
> } alg = {};
>
> buf = alg.u.alg.alg_key;
> ---
>   ip/xfrm_state.c |    2 +-
>   1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/ip/xfrm_state.c b/ip/xfrm_state.c
> index 0d98e78..5cc87d3 100644
> --- a/ip/xfrm_state.c
> +++ b/ip/xfrm_state.c
> @@ -159,7 +159,7 @@ static int xfrm_algo_parse(struct xfrm_algo *alg,
> enum xfrm_attr_type_t type,
>               if (len > max)
>                   invarg("\"ALGO-KEY\" makes buffer overflow\n", key);
>
> -            strncpy(buf, key, len);
> +            memcpy(buf, key, len);
>           }
>       }
>

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