crypto: ccm - preserve the IV buffer

The IV buffer used during CCM operations is used twice, during both the
hashing step and the ciphering step.

When using a hardware accelerator that updates the contents of the IV
buffer at the end of ciphering operations, the value will be modified.
In the decryption case, the subsequent setup of the hashing algorithm
will interpret the updated IV instead of the original value, which can
lead to out-of-bounds writes.

Reuse the idata buffer, only used in the hashing step, to preserve the
IV's value during the ciphering step in the decryption case.

Signed-off-by: Romain Izard <>
Reviewed-by: Tudor Ambarus <>
Cc: <>
Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <>
diff --git a/crypto/ccm.c b/crypto/ccm.c
index 1ce37ae..0a08334 100644
--- a/crypto/ccm.c
+++ b/crypto/ccm.c
@@ -363,7 +363,7 @@
 	unsigned int cryptlen = req->cryptlen;
 	u8 *authtag = pctx->auth_tag;
 	u8 *odata = pctx->odata;
-	u8 *iv = req->iv;
+	u8 *iv = pctx->idata;
 	int err;
 	cryptlen -= authsize;
@@ -379,6 +379,8 @@
 	if (req->src != req->dst)
 		dst = pctx->dst;
+	memcpy(iv, req->iv, 16);
 	skcipher_request_set_tfm(skreq, ctx->ctr);
 	skcipher_request_set_callback(skreq, pctx->flags,
 				      crypto_ccm_decrypt_done, req);