4.9-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: Eric Dumazet <eduma...@google.com>


[ Upstream commit 537b361fbcbcc3cd6fe2bb47069fd292b9256d16 ]

Use valid_name() to make sure user does not provide illegal
device name.

Fixes: ed1efb2aefbb ("ipv6: Add support for IPsec virtual tunnel interfaces")
Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <eduma...@google.com>
Cc: Steffen Klassert <steffen.klass...@secunet.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <da...@davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gre...@linuxfoundation.org>
---
 net/ipv6/ip6_vti.c |    7 +++++--
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- a/net/ipv6/ip6_vti.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/ip6_vti.c
@@ -212,10 +212,13 @@ static struct ip6_tnl *vti6_tnl_create(s
        char name[IFNAMSIZ];
        int err;
 
-       if (p->name[0])
+       if (p->name[0]) {
+               if (!dev_valid_name(p->name))
+                       goto failed;
                strlcpy(name, p->name, IFNAMSIZ);
-       else
+       } else {
                sprintf(name, "ip6_vti%%d");
+       }
 
        dev = alloc_netdev(sizeof(*t), name, NET_NAME_UNKNOWN, vti6_dev_setup);
        if (!dev)


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