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Old 07-26-2012, 10:25 AM
Andy Whitcroft
 
Default UBUNTU: SAUCE: rds_ib_send() -- prevent local pings triggering BUG_ON()

Pining localhost on an infiniband connection can trigger a BUG_ON()
and cause a denial of service.

Fix identified by comparison of the RHEL source rpms.

CVE-2012-2372
BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1016299
Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com>
---
net/rds/ib_send.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/rds/ib_send.c b/net/rds/ib_send.c
index 23bf830..6fac1a0 100644
--- a/net/rds/ib_send.c
+++ b/net/rds/ib_send.c
@@ -479,7 +479,7 @@ int rds_ib_xmit(struct rds_connection *conn, struct rds_message *rm,
int ret;
int flow_controlled = 0;

- BUG_ON(off % RDS_FRAG_SIZE);
+ BUG_ON(!conn->c_loopback && off % RDS_FRAG_SIZE);
BUG_ON(hdr_off != 0 && hdr_off != sizeof(struct rds_header));

/* FIXME we may overallocate here */
--
1.7.9.5


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Old 07-26-2012, 10:25 AM
Andy Whitcroft
 
Default UBUNTU: SAUCE: rds_ib_send() -- prevent local pings triggering BUG_ON()

Pining localhost on an infiniband connection can trigger a BUG_ON()
and cause a denial of service.

Fix identified by comparison of the RHEL source rpms.

CVE-2012-2372
BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1016299
Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com>
---
net/rds/ib_send.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/rds/ib_send.c b/net/rds/ib_send.c
index c47a511..ae77da2 100644
--- a/net/rds/ib_send.c
+++ b/net/rds/ib_send.c
@@ -544,7 +544,7 @@ int rds_ib_xmit(struct rds_connection *conn, struct rds_message *rm,
int flow_controlled = 0;
int nr_sig = 0;

- BUG_ON(off % RDS_FRAG_SIZE);
+ BUG_ON(!conn->c_loopback && off % RDS_FRAG_SIZE);
BUG_ON(hdr_off != 0 && hdr_off != sizeof(struct rds_header));

/* Do not send cong updates to IB loopback */
--
1.7.9.5


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