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authorDavid S. Miller <davem@sunset.davemloft.net>2007-10-30 21:29:29 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@sunset.davemloft.net>2007-10-30 21:29:29 -0700
commit51c739d1f484b2562040a3e496dc8e1670d4e279 (patch)
tree87b12c2330f2951deb1a435367907d15a5d938c3 /net/ipv6/esp6.c
parent07afa040252eb41f91f46f8e538b434a63122999 (diff)
downloadlinux-2.6.38-lt-ux500-51c739d1f484b2562040a3e496dc8e1670d4e279.tar.gz
[NET]: Fix incorrect sg_mark_end() calls.
This fixes scatterlist corruptions added by commit 68e3f5dd4db62619fdbe520d36c9ebf62e672256 [CRYPTO] users: Fix up scatterlist conversion errors The issue is that the code calls sg_mark_end() which clobbers the sg_page() pointer of the final scatterlist entry. The first part fo the fix makes skb_to_sgvec() do __sg_mark_end(). After considering all skb_to_sgvec() call sites the most correct solution is to call __sg_mark_end() in skb_to_sgvec() since that is what all of the callers would end up doing anyways. I suspect this might have fixed some problems in virtio_net which is the sole non-crypto user of skb_to_sgvec(). Other similar sg_mark_end() cases were converted over to __sg_mark_end() as well. Arguably sg_mark_end() is a poorly named function because it doesn't just "mark", it clears out the page pointer as a side effect, which is what led to these bugs in the first place. The one remaining plain sg_mark_end() call is in scsi_alloc_sgtable() and arguably it could be converted to __sg_mark_end() if only so that we can delete this confusing interface from linux/scatterlist.h Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'net/ipv6/esp6.c')
-rw-r--r--net/ipv6/esp6.c13
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/net/ipv6/esp6.c b/net/ipv6/esp6.c
index ab17b5e6235..7db66f10e00 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/esp6.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/esp6.c
@@ -110,9 +110,10 @@ static int esp6_output(struct xfrm_state *x, struct sk_buff *skb)
goto unlock;
}
sg_init_table(sg, nfrags);
- sg_mark_end(sg, skb_to_sgvec(skb, sg, esph->enc_data +
- esp->conf.ivlen -
- skb->data, clen));
+ skb_to_sgvec(skb, sg,
+ esph->enc_data +
+ esp->conf.ivlen -
+ skb->data, clen);
err = crypto_blkcipher_encrypt(&desc, sg, sg, clen);
if (unlikely(sg != &esp->sgbuf[0]))
kfree(sg);
@@ -209,9 +210,9 @@ static int esp6_input(struct xfrm_state *x, struct sk_buff *skb)
}
}
sg_init_table(sg, nfrags);
- sg_mark_end(sg, skb_to_sgvec(skb, sg,
- sizeof(*esph) + esp->conf.ivlen,
- elen));
+ skb_to_sgvec(skb, sg,
+ sizeof(*esph) + esp->conf.ivlen,
+ elen);
ret = crypto_blkcipher_decrypt(&desc, sg, sg, elen);
if (unlikely(sg != &esp->sgbuf[0]))
kfree(sg);