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Vulnerability Change Records for CVE-2024-26766

Change History

New CVE Received by NIST 4/03/2024 1:15:52 PM

Action Type Old Value New Value
Added Description

In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved:

IB/hfi1: Fix sdma.h tx->num_descs off-by-one error

Unfortunately the commit `fd8958efe877` introduced another error
causing the `descs` array to overflow. This reults in further crashes
easily reproducible by `sendmsg` system call.

[ 1080.836473] general protection fault, probably for non-canonical address 0x400300015528b00a: 0000 [#1] PREEMPT SMP PTI
[ 1080.869326] RIP: 0010:hfi1_ipoib_build_ib_tx_headers.constprop.0+0xe1/0x2b0 [hfi1]
[ 1080.974535] Call Trace:
[ 1080.976990]  <TASK>
[ 1081.021929]  hfi1_ipoib_send_dma_common+0x7a/0x2e0 [hfi1]
[ 1081.027364]  hfi1_ipoib_send_dma_list+0x62/0x270 [hfi1]
[ 1081.032633]  hfi1_ipoib_send+0x112/0x300 [hfi1]
[ 1081.042001]  ipoib_start_xmit+0x2a9/0x2d0 [ib_ipoib]
[ 1081.046978]  dev_hard_start_xmit+0xc4/0x210
[ 1081.148347]  __sys_sendmsg+0x59/0xa0

crash> ipoib_txreq 0xffff9cfeba229f00
struct ipoib_txreq {
  txreq = {
    list = {
      next = 0xffff9cfeba229f00,
      prev = 0xffff9cfeba229f00
    descp = 0xffff9cfeba229f40,
    coalesce_buf = 0x0,
    wait = 0xffff9cfea4e69a48,
    complete = 0xffffffffc0fe0760 <hfi1_ipoib_sdma_complete>,
    packet_len = 0x46d,
    tlen = 0x0,
    num_desc = 0x0,
    desc_limit = 0x6,
    next_descq_idx = 0x45c,
    coalesce_idx = 0x0,
    flags = 0x0,
    descs = {{
        qw = {0x8024000120dffb00, 0x4}  # SDMA_DESC0_FIRST_DESC_FLAG (bit 63)
      }, {
        qw = {  0x3800014231b108, 0x4}
      }, {
        qw = { 0x310000e4ee0fcf0, 0x8}
      }, {
        qw = {  0x3000012e9f8000, 0x8}
      }, {
        qw = {  0x59000dfb9d0000, 0x8}
      }, {
        qw = {  0x78000e02e40000, 0x8}
  sdma_hdr =  0x400300015528b000,  <<< invalid pointer in the tx request structure
  sdma_status = 0x0,                   SDMA_DESC0_LAST_DESC_FLAG (bit 62)
  complete = 0x0,
  priv = 0x0,
  txq = 0xffff9cfea4e69880,
  skb = 0xffff9d099809f400

If an SDMA send consists of exactly 6 descriptors and requires dword
padding (in the 7th descriptor), the sdma_txreq descriptor array is not
properly expanded and the packet will overflow into the container
structure. This results in a panic when the send completion runs. The
exact panic varies depending on what elements of the container structure
get corrupted. The fix is to use the correct expression in
_pad_sdma_tx_descs() to test the need to expand the descriptor array.

With this patch the crashes are no longer reproducible and the machine is
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