[PATCH] binder: fix possible UAF when freeing buffer

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Thu Jun 13 05:41:36 UTC 2019

On Wed, Jun 12, 2019 at 01:29:27PM -0700, Todd Kjos wrote:
> There is a race between the binder driver cleaning
> up a completed transaction via binder_free_transaction()
> and a user calling binder_ioctl(BC_FREE_BUFFER) to
> release a buffer. It doesn't matter which is first but
> they need to be protected against running concurrently
> which can result in a UAF.
> Signed-off-by: Todd Kjos <tkjos at google.com>
> ---
>  drivers/android/binder.c | 16 ++++++++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Does this also need to go to the stable kernels?


greg k-h

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