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SubjectRe: [PATCH 16/36] tty/vt: consolemap: check put_user() in con_get_unimap()
On Wed, 8 Jun 2022, Jiri Slaby wrote:

> On 07. 06. 22, 16:19, Ilpo Järvinen wrote:
> > On Tue, 7 Jun 2022, Jiri Slaby wrote:
> >
> > > Only the return value of copy_to_user() is checked in con_get_unimap().
> > > Do the same for put_user() of the count too.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.cz>
> > > ---
> > > drivers/tty/vt/consolemap.c | 3 ++-
> > > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/tty/vt/consolemap.c b/drivers/tty/vt/consolemap.c
> > > index 831450f2bfd1..92b5dddb00d9 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/tty/vt/consolemap.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/tty/vt/consolemap.c
> > > @@ -813,7 +813,8 @@ int con_get_unimap(struct vc_data *vc, ushort ct,
> > > ushort __user *uct,
> > > console_unlock();
> > > if (copy_to_user(list, unilist, min(ect, ct) * sizeof(*unilist)))
> > > ret = -EFAULT;
> > > - put_user(ect, uct);
> > > + if (put_user(ect, uct))
> > > + ret = -EFAULT;
> > > kvfree(unilist);
> > > return ret ? ret : (ect <= ct) ? 0 : -ENOMEM;
> > > }
> > >
> >
> > Doesn't this fix something?
>
> If you mean a Fixes tag, this is pre-git.
>
> If you mean a bug, well, likely yes, users now get informed. But I don't think
> anyone cares ;).

Yes, I meant Fixes tag but I guess it's not important.

> But who knows, maybe we will start seeing userspace failures
> now (as they might not provide writable count field -- unlikely). That's one
> of the reasons why I did this as a separate commit. Let's see if are going to
> revert this or not...

Ok.

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i.
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