Commit 1b9ca027 authored by Jouni Malinen's avatar Jouni Malinen Committed by John W. Linville
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cfg80211: Fix validation of AKM suites

Incorrect variable was used in validating the akm_suites array from
NL80211_ATTR_AKM_SUITES. In addition, there was no explicit
validation of the array length (we only have room for

This can result in a buffer write overflow for stack variables with
arbitrary data from user space. The nl80211 commands using the affected
functionality require GENL_ADMIN_PERM, so this is only exposed to admin

Signed-off-by: default avatarJouni Malinen <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <>
parent 65d0f19e
......@@ -4113,9 +4113,12 @@ static int nl80211_crypto_settings(struct cfg80211_registered_device *rdev,
if (len % sizeof(u32))
return -EINVAL;
if (settings->n_akm_suites > NL80211_MAX_NR_AKM_SUITES)
return -EINVAL;
memcpy(settings->akm_suites, data, len);
for (i = 0; i < settings->n_ciphers_pairwise; i++)
for (i = 0; i < settings->n_akm_suites; i++)
if (!nl80211_valid_akm_suite(settings->akm_suites[i]))
return -EINVAL;
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