lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Sun, 20 Sep 2020 14:16:29 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] net: sctp: Fix IPv6 ancestor_size calc in

From: Henry Ptasinski <>
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:12:11 +0000

> When calculating ancestor_size with IPv6 enabled, simply using
> sizeof(struct ipv6_pinfo) doesn't account for extra bytes needed for
> alignment in the struct sctp6_sock. On x86, there aren't any extra
> bytes, but on ARM the ipv6_pinfo structure is aligned on an 8-byte
> boundary so there were 4 pad bytes that were omitted from the
> ancestor_size calculation.  This would lead to corruption of the
> pd_lobby pointers, causing an oops when trying to free the sctp
> structure on socket close.
> Fixes: 636d25d557d1 ("sctp: not copy sctp_sock pd_lobby in sctp_copy_descendant")
> Signed-off-by: Henry Ptasinski <>

Applied and queued up for -stable, thank you.

Powered by blists - more mailing lists