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Old 02-11-2011, 07:35 PM
Brad Figg
Default bluetooth: Fix missing NULL check, CVE-2010-4242

From: Alan Cox <alan@linux.intel.com>


BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/714846

Fortunately this is only exploitable on very unusual hardware.

[Reported a while ago but nothing happened so just fixing it]

Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@linux.intel.com>
Cc: stable@kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

(backported from commit c19483cc5e56ac5e22dd19cf25ba210ab1537773)
Signed-off-by: Brad Figg <brad.figg@canonical.com>
drivers/bluetooth/hci_ldisc.c | 7 +++++++
1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/bluetooth/hci_ldisc.c b/drivers/bluetooth/hci_ldisc.c
index 998833d..17361ba 100644
--- a/drivers/bluetooth/hci_ldisc.c
+++ b/drivers/bluetooth/hci_ldisc.c
@@ -256,9 +256,16 @@ static int hci_uart_tty_open(struct tty_struct *tty)

BT_DBG("tty %p", tty);

+ /* FIXME: This btw is bogus, nothing requires the old ldisc to clear
+ the pointer */
if (hu)
return -EEXIST;

+ /* Error if the tty has no write op instead of leaving an exploitable
+ hole */
+ if (tty->driver->write == NULL)
+ return -EOPNOTSUPP;
if (!(hu = kzalloc(sizeof(struct hci_uart), GFP_KERNEL))) {
BT_ERR("Can't allocate control structure");
return -ENFILE;

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