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Date:   Tue, 15 Dec 2020 17:12:42 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     patchwork-bot+netdevbpf@...nel.org
Cc:     Sergej Bauer <sbauer@...ckbox.su>, andrew@...n.ch,
        Markus.Elfring@....de, thesven73@...il.com,
        bryan.whitehead@...rochip.com, UNGLinuxDriver@...rochip.com,
        davem@...emloft.net, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] lan743x: fix for potential NULL pointer dereference
 with bare card

On Tue, 15 Dec 2020 23:39:14 +0000 patchwork-bot+netdevbpf@...nel.org
wrote:
> Hello:
> 
> This patch was applied to bpf/bpf.git (refs/heads/master):
> 
> On Tue, 15 Dec 2020 19:12:45 +0300 you wrote:
> > This is the 4th revision of the patch fix for potential null pointer dereference
> > with lan743x card.
> > 
> > The simpliest way to reproduce: boot with bare lan743x and issue "ethtool ethN"
> > command where ethN is the interface with lan743x card. Example:
> > 
> > $ sudo ethtool eth7
> > dmesg:
> > [  103.510336] BUG: kernel NULL pointer dereference, address: 0000000000000340
> > ...
> > [  103.510836] RIP: 0010:phy_ethtool_get_wol+0x5/0x30 [libphy]
> > ...
> > [  103.511629] Call Trace:
> > [  103.511666]  lan743x_ethtool_get_wol+0x21/0x40 [lan743x]
> > [  103.511724]  dev_ethtool+0x1507/0x29d0
> > [  103.511769]  ? avc_has_extended_perms+0x17f/0x440
> > [  103.511820]  ? tomoyo_init_request_info+0x84/0x90
> > [  103.511870]  ? tomoyo_path_number_perm+0x68/0x1e0
> > [  103.511919]  ? tty_insert_flip_string_fixed_flag+0x82/0xe0
> > [  103.511973]  ? inet_ioctl+0x187/0x1d0
> > [  103.512016]  dev_ioctl+0xb5/0x560
> > [  103.512055]  sock_do_ioctl+0xa0/0x140
> > [  103.512098]  sock_ioctl+0x2cb/0x3c0
> > [  103.512139]  __x64_sys_ioctl+0x84/0xc0
> > [  103.512183]  do_syscall_64+0x33/0x80
> > [  103.512224]  entry_SYSCALL_64_after_hwframe+0x44/0xa9
> > [  103.512274] RIP: 0033:0x7f54a9cba427
> > ...
> > 
> > [...]  
> 
> Here is the summary with links:
>   - [v4] lan743x: fix for potential NULL pointer dereference with bare card
>     https://git.kernel.org/bpf/bpf/c/e9e13b6adc33
> 
> You are awesome, thank you!
> --
> Deet-doot-dot, I am a bot.
> https://korg.docs.kernel.org/patchwork/pwbot.html
> 

Heh the bot got confused, I think.

What I meant when I said "let's wait for the merge window" was that
the patch will not hit upstream until the merge window. It's now in
Linus's tree. I'll make a submission of stable patches to Greg at the
end of the week and I'll include this patch.

Thanks!

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