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Date:   Thu, 04 Jul 2019 10:53:09 +0300
From:   merez@...eaurora.org
To:     Colin King <colin.king@...onical.com>
Cc:     Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, wil6210@....qualcomm.com,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH][next] wil6210: fix wil_cid_valid with negative cid values

On 2019-07-02 17:40, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
> 
> There are several occasions where a negative cid value is passed
> into wil_cid_valid and this is converted into a u8 causing the
> range check of cid >= 0 to always succeed.  Fix this by making
> the cid argument an int to handle any -ve error value of cid.
> 
> An example of this behaviour is in wil_cfg80211_dump_station,
> where cid is assigned -ENOENT if the call to wil_find_cid_by_idx
> fails, and this -ve value is passed to wil_cid_valid.  I believe
> that the conversion of -ENOENT to the u8 value 254 which is
> greater than wil->max_assoc_sta causes wil_find_cid_by_idx to
> currently work fine, but I think is by luck and not the
> intended behaviour.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/wil6210.h | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/wil6210.h
> b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/wil6210.h
> index 6f456b311a39..25a1adcb38eb 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/wil6210.h
> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/wil6210.h
> @@ -1144,7 +1144,7 @@ static inline void wil_c(struct wil6210_priv
> *wil, u32 reg, u32 val)
>  /**
>   * wil_cid_valid - check cid is valid
>   */
> -static inline bool wil_cid_valid(struct wil6210_priv *wil, u8 cid)
> +static inline bool wil_cid_valid(struct wil6210_priv *wil, int cid)
>  {
>  	return (cid >= 0 && cid < wil->max_assoc_sta);
>  }

Reviewed-by: Maya Erez <merez@...eaurora.org>

-- 
Maya Erez
Qualcomm Israel, Inc. on behalf of Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
The Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. is a member of Code Aurora Forum, a 
Linux Foundation Collaborative Project

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