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Date:   Thu, 6 Jun 2019 14:50:06 +0200
From:   Pavel Machek <pavel@...x.de>
To:     pavel@....cz
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, stable@...r.kernel.org,
        Kangjie Lu <kjlu@....edu>,
        Matthias Schwarzott <zzam@...too.org>,
        Sean Young <sean@...s.org>,
        Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+samsung@...nel.org>,
        Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4.19 249/276] media: si2165: fix a missing check of
 return value

Hi!

> [ Upstream commit 0ab34a08812a3334350dbaf69a018ee0ab3d2ddd ]
> 
> si2165_readreg8() may fail. Looking into si2165_readreg8(), we will find
> that "val_tmp" will be an uninitialized value when regmap_read() fails.
> "val_tmp" is then assigned to "val". So if si2165_readreg8() fails,
> "val" will be a random value. Further use will lead to undefined
> behaviors. The fix checks if si2165_readreg8() fails, and if so, returns
> its error code upstream.

Ok, but there's still undefined behaviour in si2165_readreg8, 16 and
24, where it manipulates and prints uninitialized memory, right?

									Pavel
									
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