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Date:	Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:29:46 +0900
From:	Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>
To:	Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...hat.com>
Cc:	Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@...achi.com>,
	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>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH -tip ] [BUGFIX] perf/probe: Fix to handle errors in line_range searching

On Sun, 6 Apr 2014 14:52:48 +0200, Jiri Olsa wrote:
> 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?

Yes,

Acked-by: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>

Thanks,
Namhyung
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