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authorNicholas A. Bellinger <nab@linux-iscsi.org>2014-06-16 20:59:52 +0000
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2014-06-30 20:09:45 -0700
commit43507abd621cb72b55142e7b18a4aa77a19aa3f3 (patch)
treed3f17603570d9cc8dbb5f78c917c7fa183c1b971 /drivers/target
parentbe03ed7ca0bd65ced3cc033587c9034bd2eedc0b (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-43507abd621cb72b55142e7b18a4aa77a19aa3f3.tar.gz
target: Explicitly clear ramdisk_mcp backend pages
[Note that a different patch to address the same issue went in during v3.15-rc1 (commit 4442dc8a), but includes a bunch of other changes that don't strictly apply to fixing the bug] This patch changes rd_allocate_sgl_table() to explicitly clear ramdisk_mcp backend memory pages by passing __GFP_ZERO into alloc_pages(). This addresses a potential security issue where reading from a ramdisk_mcp could return sensitive information, and follows what >= v3.15 does to explicitly clear ramdisk_mcp memory at backend device initialization time. Reported-by: Jorge Daniel Sequeira Matias <jdsm@tecnico.ulisboa.pt> Cc: Jorge Daniel Sequeira Matias <jdsm@tecnico.ulisboa.pt> Signed-off-by: Nicholas Bellinger <nab@linux-iscsi.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/target')
-rw-r--r--drivers/target/target_core_rd.c2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/target/target_core_rd.c b/drivers/target/target_core_rd.c
index 0921a64b5550..5c3b6778c22a 100644
--- a/drivers/target/target_core_rd.c
+++ b/drivers/target/target_core_rd.c
@@ -174,7 +174,7 @@ static int rd_build_device_space(struct rd_dev *rd_dev)
- 1;
for (j = 0; j < sg_per_table; j++) {
- pg = alloc_pages(GFP_KERNEL, 0);
+ pg = alloc_pages(GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_ZERO, 0);
if (!pg) {
pr_err("Unable to allocate scatterlist"
" pages for struct rd_dev_sg_table\n");