[PATCH 4.5 086/128] Bluetooth: 6lowpan: Fix memory corruption of ipv6 destination address

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Sun Jun 05 2016 - 18:28:03 EST

4.5-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Glenn Ruben Bakke <glennrubenbakke@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

commit 55441070ca1cbd47ce1ad2959bbf4b47aed9b83b upstream.

The memcpy of ipv6 header destination address to the skb control block
(sbk->cb) in header_create() results in currupted memory when bt_xmit()
is issued. The skb->cb is "released" in the return of header_create()
making room for lower layer to minipulate the skb->cb.

The value retrieved in bt_xmit is not persistent across header creation
and sending, and the lower layer will overwrite portions of skb->cb,
making the copied destination address wrong.

The memory corruption will lead to non-working multicast as the first 4
bytes of the copied destination address is replaced by a value that
resolves into a non-multicast prefix.

This fix removes the dependency on the skb control block between header
creation and send, by moving the destination address memcpy to the send
function path (setup_create, which is called from bt_xmit).

Signed-off-by: Glenn Ruben Bakke <glenn.ruben.bakke@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Jukka Rissanen <jukka.rissanen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Marcel Holtmann <marcel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

net/bluetooth/6lowpan.c | 11 ++++-------
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

--- a/net/bluetooth/6lowpan.c
+++ b/net/bluetooth/6lowpan.c
@@ -431,15 +431,18 @@ static int setup_header(struct sk_buff *
bdaddr_t *peer_addr, u8 *peer_addr_type)
struct in6_addr ipv6_daddr;
+ struct ipv6hdr *hdr;
struct lowpan_dev *dev;
struct lowpan_peer *peer;
bdaddr_t addr, *any = BDADDR_ANY;
u8 *daddr = any->b;
int err, status = 0;

+ hdr = ipv6_hdr(skb);
dev = lowpan_dev(netdev);

- memcpy(&ipv6_daddr, &lowpan_cb(skb)->addr, sizeof(ipv6_daddr));
+ memcpy(&ipv6_daddr, &hdr->daddr, sizeof(ipv6_daddr));

if (ipv6_addr_is_multicast(&ipv6_daddr)) {
lowpan_cb(skb)->chan = NULL;
@@ -489,15 +492,9 @@ static int header_create(struct sk_buff
unsigned short type, const void *_daddr,
const void *_saddr, unsigned int len)
- struct ipv6hdr *hdr;
if (type != ETH_P_IPV6)
return -EINVAL;

- hdr = ipv6_hdr(skb);
- memcpy(&lowpan_cb(skb)->addr, &hdr->daddr, sizeof(struct in6_addr));
return 0;