Patchwork [086/102] nfsd4: reject "negative" acl lengths

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Submitter Luis Henriques
Date April 8, 2013, 9:50 a.m.
Message ID <1365414657-29191-87-git-send-email-luis.henriques@canonical.com>
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Luis Henriques - April 8, 2013, 9:50 a.m.
3.5.7.10 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@redhat.com>

commit 64a817cfbded8674f345d1117b117f942a351a69 upstream.

Since we only enforce an upper bound, not a lower bound, a "negative"
length can get through here.

The symptom seen was a warning when we attempt to a kmalloc with an
excessive size.

Reported-by: Toralf Förster <toralf.foerster@gmx.de>
Signed-off-by: J. Bruce Fields <bfields@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
---
 fs/nfsd/nfs4xdr.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

Patch

diff --git a/fs/nfsd/nfs4xdr.c b/fs/nfsd/nfs4xdr.c
index 1e83186..4684514 100644
--- a/fs/nfsd/nfs4xdr.c
+++ b/fs/nfsd/nfs4xdr.c
@@ -263,7 +263,7 @@  nfsd4_decode_fattr(struct nfsd4_compoundargs *argp, u32 *bmval,
 		iattr->ia_valid |= ATTR_SIZE;
 	}
 	if (bmval[0] & FATTR4_WORD0_ACL) {
-		int nace;
+		u32 nace;
 		struct nfs4_ace *ace;
 
 		READ_BUF(4); len += 4;