Commit a9a51bd7 authored by Oliver Neukum's avatar Oliver Neukum Committed by David S. Miller
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ax88172a: fix information leak on short answers

If a malicious device gives a short MAC it can elicit up to
5 bytes of leaked memory out of the driver. We need to check for
ETH_ALEN instead.

Reported-by: default avatar <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarOliver Neukum <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 4d189c10
......@@ -196,7 +196,7 @@ static int ax88172a_bind(struct usbnet *dev, struct usb_interface *intf)
/* Get the MAC address */
ret = asix_read_cmd(dev, AX_CMD_READ_NODE_ID, 0, 0, ETH_ALEN, buf, 0);
if (ret < 0) {
if (ret < ETH_ALEN) {
netdev_err(dev->net, "Failed to read MAC address: %d\n", ret);
goto free;
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