[PATCH] site: SECURITY: Properly update full peer address array

Ian Jackson ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Thu May 15 02:04:46 BST 2014

If we already have the maximum number of peer addresses, do not
stuff the peer address into the wrong slot.

If a site instance is configured with the maximum permissible limit on
the number of mobile peer addresses (ie with mobile-peers-max set to
5), this overruns the transport peers array.  In such a configuration
this is a security problem.  It looks like a denial of service and
privilege escalation can't be ruled out.  Configurations without
mobile peers are not affected.

Otherwise it simply means the address is ignored.

Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk>
 site.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/site.c b/site.c
index f87328f..f0a2922 100644
--- a/site.c
+++ b/site.c
@@ -1955,7 +1955,7 @@ static void transport_record_peer(struct site *st, transport_peers *peers,
     if (peers->npeers==st->transport_peers_max)
-	slot=st->transport_peers_max;
+	slot=st->transport_peers_max-1;

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