path: root/fs/cifs/sess.c
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authorJeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>2011-04-27 13:25:51 -0400
committerSteve French <sfrench@us.ibm.com>2011-04-29 04:57:35 +0000
commitbfacf2225a955bea9c41c707fc72ba16009674a0 (patch)
treeb164fd09adda6397a46d7a0e2e1438a3b5525d72 /fs/cifs/sess.c
parentfafc9929c668f8bae6dd1f109f33a86d2cb3c460 (diff)
cifs: change bleft in decode_unicode_ssetup back to signed type
The buffer length checks in this function depend on this value being a signed data type, but 690c522fa converted it to an unsigned type. Also, eliminate a problem with the null termination check in the same function. cifs_strndup_from_ucs handles that situation correctly already, and the existing check could potentially lead to a buffer overrun since it increments bleft without checking to see whether it falls off the end of the buffer. Cc: stable@kernel.org Reported-and-Acked-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Steve French <sfrench@us.ibm.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs/cifs/sess.c')
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 14 deletions
diff --git a/fs/cifs/sess.c b/fs/cifs/sess.c
index f6728eb6f4b..2e2c9110352 100644
--- a/fs/cifs/sess.c
+++ b/fs/cifs/sess.c
@@ -276,7 +276,7 @@ static void ascii_ssetup_strings(char **pbcc_area, struct cifsSesInfo *ses,
static void
-decode_unicode_ssetup(char **pbcc_area, __u16 bleft, struct cifsSesInfo *ses,
+decode_unicode_ssetup(char **pbcc_area, int bleft, struct cifsSesInfo *ses,
const struct nls_table *nls_cp)
int len;
@@ -284,19 +284,6 @@ decode_unicode_ssetup(char **pbcc_area, __u16 bleft, struct cifsSesInfo *ses,
cFYI(1, "bleft %d", bleft);
- /*
- * Windows servers do not always double null terminate their final
- * Unicode string. Check to see if there are an uneven number of bytes
- * left. If so, then add an extra NULL pad byte to the end of the
- * response.
- *
- * See section 2.7.2 in "Implementing CIFS" for details
- */
- if (bleft % 2) {
- data[bleft] = 0;
- ++bleft;
- }
ses->serverOS = cifs_strndup_from_ucs(data, bleft, true, nls_cp);
cFYI(1, "serverOS=%s", ses->serverOS);