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From: Jeff Layton <jlayton-H+wXaHxf7aLQT0dZR+AlfA <at> public.gmane.org>
Subject: [PATCH] cifs: ensure that uncached writes handle unmapped areas correctly
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.kernel.cifs
Date: Friday 14th February 2014 12:20:35 UTC (over 4 years ago)
It's possible for userland to pass down an iovec via writev() that has a
bogus user pointer in it. If that happens and we're doing an uncached
write, then we can end up getting less bytes than we expect from the
call to iov_iter_copy_from_user.

cifs_iovec_write isn't set up to handle that situation however. It'll
blindly keep chugging through the page array and not filling those pages
with anything useful. Worse yet, we'll later end up with a negative
number in wdata->tailsz, which will confuse the sending routines and
cause an oops at the very least.

Fix this by having the copy phase of cifs_iovec_write stop copying data
in this situation and send the last write as a short one. At the same
time, we want to avoid sending a zero-length write to the server, so
break out of the loop and set rc to -EFAULT if that happens. This also
allows us to handle the case where no address in the iovec is valid.

[Note: Marking this for stable on v3.4+ kernels, but kernels as old as
       v2.6.38 may have a similar problem and may need similar fix]

Cc:  # v3.4+
Reviewed-by: Pavel Shilovsky

Reported-by: Al Viro

Signed-off-by: Jeff Layton

 fs/cifs/file.c | 37 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
 1 file changed, 34 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/cifs/file.c b/fs/cifs/file.c
index 03d1f454c713..ae1a4d58e672 100644
--- a/fs/cifs/file.c
+++ b/fs/cifs/file.c
@@ -2387,7 +2387,7 @@ cifs_iovec_write(struct file *file, const struct
iovec *iov,
 		 unsigned long nr_segs, loff_t *poffset)
 	unsigned long nr_pages, i;
-	size_t copied, len, cur_len;
+	size_t bytes, copied, len, cur_len;
 	ssize_t total_written = 0;
 	loff_t offset;
 	struct iov_iter it;
@@ -2442,14 +2442,45 @@ cifs_iovec_write(struct file *file, const struct
iovec *iov,
 		save_len = cur_len;
 		for (i = 0; i < nr_pages; i++) {
-			copied = min_t(const size_t, cur_len, PAGE_SIZE);
+			bytes = min_t(const size_t, cur_len, PAGE_SIZE);
 			copied = iov_iter_copy_from_user(wdata->pages[i], &it,
-							 0, copied);
+							 0, bytes);
 			cur_len -= copied;
 			iov_iter_advance(&it, copied);
+			/*
+			 * If we didn't copy as much as we expected, then that
+			 * may mean we trod into an unmapped area. Stop copying
+			 * at that point. On the next pass through the big
+			 * loop, we'll likely end up getting a zero-length
+			 * write and bailing out of it.
+			 */
+			if (copied < bytes)
+				break;
 		cur_len = save_len - cur_len;
+		/*
+		 * If we have no data to send, then that probably means that
+		 * the copy above failed altogether. That's most likely because
+		 * the address in the iovec was bogus. Set the rc to -EFAULT,
+		 * free anything we allocated and bail out.
+		 */
+		if (!cur_len) {
+			for (i = 0; i < nr_pages; i++)
+				put_page(wdata->pages[i]);
+			kfree(wdata);
+			rc = -EFAULT;
+			break;
+		}
+		/*
+		 * i + 1 now represents the number of pages we actually used in
+		 * the copy phase above. Bring nr_pages down to that, and free
+		 * any pages that we didn't use.
+		 */
+		for ( ; nr_pages > i + 1; nr_pages--)
+			put_page(wdata->pages[nr_pages - 1]);
 		wdata->sync_mode = WB_SYNC_ALL;
 		wdata->nr_pages = nr_pages;
 		wdata->offset = (__u64)offset;
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