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  linux-hardening  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:   Tue,  4 Apr 2017 13:32:19 +0100
From:   Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>
To:     hans.verkuil@...co.com, mchehab@...nel.org
Cc:     linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        kernel@...inux.com, patrice.chotard@...com,
        linux-media@...r.kernel.org, benjamin.gaignard@...com,
        Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>
Subject: [PATCH 2/2] [media] cec: Fix runtime BUG when (CONFIG_RC_CORE && !CEC_CAP_RC)

Currently when the RC Core is enabled (reachable) core code located
in cec_register_adapter() attempts to populate the RC structure with
a pointer to the 'parent' passed in by the caller.

Unfortunately if the caller did not specify RC capibility when calling
cec_allocate_adapter(), then there will be no RC structure to populate.

This causes a "NULL pointer dereference" error.

Fixes: f51e80804f0 ("[media] cec: pass parent device in register(), not allocate()")
Signed-off-by: Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>
---
 drivers/media/cec/cec-core.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/media/cec/cec-core.c b/drivers/media/cec/cec-core.c
index 06a312c..d64937b 100644
--- a/drivers/media/cec/cec-core.c
+++ b/drivers/media/cec/cec-core.c
@@ -286,8 +286,8 @@ int cec_register_adapter(struct cec_adapter *adap,
 	adap->devnode.dev.parent = parent;
 
 #if IS_REACHABLE(CONFIG_RC_CORE)
-	adap->rc->dev.parent = parent;
 	if (adap->capabilities & CEC_CAP_RC) {
+		adap->rc->dev.parent = parent;
 		res = rc_register_device(adap->rc);
 
 		if (res) {
-- 
2.9.3

Powered by blists - more mailing lists