Commit c8d875b4 authored by Vishal Verma's avatar Vishal Verma Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman

libnvdimm: fix ars_status output length calculation

commit 286e8771 upstream.

Commit efda1b5d ("acpi, nfit, libnvdimm: fix / harden ars_status output length handling")
Introduced additional hardening for ambiguity in the ACPI spec for
ars_status output sizing. However, it had a couple of cases mixed up.
Where it should have been checking for (and returning) "out_field[1] -
4" it was using "out_field[1] - 8" and vice versa.

This caused a four byte discrepancy in the buffer size passed on to
the command handler, and in some cases, this caused memory corruption

  ./ line 76: 24104 Aborted   (core dumped) ./daxdev-errors $busdev $region
  malloc(): memory corruption
  Program received signal SIGABRT, Aborted.
  #5  0x00007ffff7865a2e in calloc () from /lib64/
  #6  0x00007ffff7bc2970 in ndctl_bus_cmd_new_ars_status (ars_cap=ars_cap@entry=0x6153b0) at ars.c:136
  #7  0x0000000000401644 in check_ars_status (check=0x7fffffffdeb0, bus=0x604c20) at daxdev-errors.c:144
  #8  test_daxdev_clear_error (region_name=<optimized out>, bus_name=<optimized out>)
      at daxdev-errors.c:332

Cc: <>
Cc: Dave Jiang <>
Cc: Keith Busch <>
Cc: Lukasz Dorau <>
Cc: Dan Williams <>
Fixes: efda1b5d ("acpi, nfit, libnvdimm: fix / harden ars_status output length handling")
Signed-off-by: default avatarVishal Verma <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarKeith Busch <>
Signed-of-by: default avatarDave Jiang <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent ff0791f4
......@@ -808,9 +808,9 @@ u32 nd_cmd_out_size(struct nvdimm *nvdimm, int cmd,
* overshoots the remainder by 4 bytes, assume it was
* including 'status'.
if (out_field[1] - 8 == remainder)
if (out_field[1] - 4 == remainder)
return remainder;
return out_field[1] - 4;
return out_field[1] - 8;
} else if (cmd == ND_CMD_CALL) {
struct nd_cmd_pkg *pkg = (struct nd_cmd_pkg *) in_field;
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