Re: [PATCH] net: sched: Fix memory exposure from short TCA_U32_SEL

From: Roman Mashak
Date: Mon Aug 27 2018 - 10:26:09 EST

Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 4:46 AM, Jamal Hadi Salim <jhs@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 2018-08-26 5:56 p.m., Kees Cook wrote:
>>> On Sun, Aug 26, 2018 at 10:30 AM, Jamal Hadi Salim <jhs@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> wrote:
>>>> We should add an nla_policy later.
>>> What's the right way to do that for cases like this?
>> Meant something like attached which you alluded-to in your comments
>> would give an upper bound (Max allowed keys is 128).
> The problem is that policy doesn't parse the contents: "nkeys"
> determines the size, so we have to both validate minimum size (to be
> sure the location of "nkeys" is valid) and check that the size is at
> least nkeys * struct long. I don't think there is a way to do this
> with the existing policy language.

While at these changes, could you also add and export in UAPI max
allowed keys count, which is currently 128? For example,
TCA_U32_NKEYS_MAX in pkt_cls.h