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Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2015 14:16:44 +0100
From: Sabrina Dubroca <>
Subject: CVE Request: Linux kernel: Buffer overflow when copying data from
 skbuff to userspace

skb_copy_and_csum_datagram_iovec doesn't check the actual length of
the iovec's buffers to which it copies data, then memcpy_toiovec can
copy to an address that was not specified by userspace, but garbage
lying on the kernel stack.

In some cases, this address can be a valid userspace address, to which
memcpy_toiovec will write the buffers.
This can happen when userspace calls write followed by recvmsg.

In that case, memcpy_toiovec will dump the packet contents to the
buffer passed to the write call, and can for example overwrite stack

Patch has been submitted:

Versions affected:
stable kernels before v3.19 (3.x.y, x <= 18) that have backported
commit 89c22d8c3b27 ("net: Fix skb csum races when peeking")

v3.12.48, v3.12.49
3.16.7-ckt17, 3.16.7-ckt18
3.13.11-ckt27, 3.13.11-ckt28

Could we get a CVE for this?



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