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Date:	Sun, 6 Apr 2014 14:52:48 +0200
From:	Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...hat.com>
To:	Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@...achi.com>
Cc:	Namhyung Kim <namhyung.kim@....com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...nel.org>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>,
	Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH -tip ] [BUGFIX] perf/probe: Fix to handle errors in
 line_range searching

On Wed, Apr 02, 2014 at 02:48:31PM +0900, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
> As Namhyung reported(https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/4/1/89),
> current perf-probe -L option doesn't handle errors in line-range
> searching correctly. It causes a SEGV if an error occured in the
> line-range searching.
> 
>   ----
>   $ perf probe -x ./perf -v -L map__load
>   Open Debuginfo file: /home/namhyung/project/linux/tools/perf/perf
>   fname: util/map.c, lineno:153
>   New line range: 153 to 2147483647
>   path: (null)
>   Segmentation fault (core dumped)
>   ----
> 
> This is because line_range_inline_cb() ignores errors
> from find_line_range_by_line() which means that lr->path is
> already freed on the error path in find_line_range_by_line().
> As a result, get_real_path() accesses the lr->path and it
> causes a NULL pointer exception.
> 
> This fixes line_range_inline_cb() to handle the error correctly,
> and report it to the caller.
> 
> Anyway, this just fixes a possible SEGV bug, Namhyung's patch
> is also required.

will take both.. Namhyung, ack to Masami's change?

thanks,
jirka
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