lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:52:28 +0000
From:	Ian Abbott <abbotti@....co.uk>
To:	Chase Southwood <chase.southwood@...oo.com>,
	gregkh@...uxfoundation.org
CC:	hsweeten@...ionengravers.com, devel@...verdev.osuosl.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Staging: comedi: clean up conditional statement in addi_apci_3xxx.c

On 2014-02-13 10:08, Ian Abbott wrote:
> On 2014-02-13 03:29, Chase Southwood wrote:
>> In this if-else conditional statement, if (chan < 16), but
>> (data[0] == INSN_CONFIG_DIO_QUERY), the function does not return early,
>> but the else-branch does not get executed either.  As a result, mask
>> would be used uninitialized in the next line.  What we want here is if
>> (chan < 16) and (data[0] != INSN_CONFIG_DIO_QUERY), return an error, but
>> in every other case, initialize mask and then proceed.  Found by a static
>> checker.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Chase Southwood <chase.southwood@...oo.com>
>> ---
>>   drivers/staging/comedi/drivers/addi_apci_3xxx.c | 12 +++++-------
>>   1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/staging/comedi/drivers/addi_apci_3xxx.c
>> b/drivers/staging/comedi/drivers/addi_apci_3xxx.c
>> index ceadf8e..04c5153 100644
>> --- a/drivers/staging/comedi/drivers/addi_apci_3xxx.c
>> +++ b/drivers/staging/comedi/drivers/addi_apci_3xxx.c
>> @@ -688,13 +688,11 @@ static int apci3xxx_dio_insn_config(struct
>> comedi_device *dev,
>>        * Port 1 (channels 8-15) are always outputs
>>        * Port 2 (channels 16-23) are programmable i/o
>>        */
>> -    if (chan < 16) {
>> -        if (data[0] != INSN_CONFIG_DIO_QUERY)
>> -            return -EINVAL;
>> -    } else {
>> -        /* changing any channel in port 2 changes the entire port */
>> -        mask = 0xff0000;
>> -    }
>> +    if ((chan < 16) && (data[0] != INSN_CONFIG_DIO_QUERY))
>> +        return -EINVAL;
>> +
>> +    /* changing any channel in port 2 changes the entire port */
>> +    mask = 0xff0000;
>>
>>       ret = comedi_dio_insn_config(dev, s, insn, data, mask);
>>       if (ret)
>
> Seems correct.
>
> Acked-by: Ian Abbott <abbotti@....co.uk>

Okay, as Hartley pointed out, it isn't correct, so I withdraw my 
"Acked-by".

-- 
-=( Ian Abbott @ MEV Ltd.    E-mail: <abbotti@....co.uk>        )=-
-=( Tel: +44 (0)161 477 1898   FAX: +44 (0)161 718 3587         )=-
--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@...r.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at  http://www.tux.org/lkml/

Powered by blists - more mailing lists