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Date:   Fri, 08 Jan 2021 15:48:24 +0000
From:   Marc Zyngier <maz@...nel.org>
To:     John Garry <john.garry@...wei.com>
Cc:     Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>, rafael@...nel.org,
        tglx@...utronix.de, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        dan.carpenter@...cle.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Driver core: platform: Add extra error check in
 devm_platform_get_irqs_affinity()

On 2021-01-08 15:43, John Garry wrote:
> On 08/01/2021 15:43, Greg KH wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 21, 2020 at 10:30:55PM +0800, John Garry wrote:
>>> The current check of nvec < minvec for nvec returned from
>>> platform_irq_count() will not detect a negative error code in nvec.
>>> 
>>> This is because minvec is unsigned, and, as such, nvec is promoted to
>>> unsigned in that check, which will make it a huge number (if it 
>>> contained
>>> -EPROBE_DEFER).
>>> 
>>> In practice, an error should not occur in nvec for the only in-tree
>>> user, but add a check anyway.
>>> 
>>> Fixes: e15f2fa959f2 ("driver core: platform: Add 
>>> devm_platform_get_irqs_affinity()")
>>> Reported-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>
>>> Signed-off-by: John Garry <john.garry@...wei.com>
>>> ---
>>> I hope that this can go through either irqchip or driver/core trees, 
>>> thanks!
>> 
>> I'll take it, thanks.
>> 
> 
> Hi Greg,
> 
> I think that Marc already has taken it:
> 
> https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/X%2Fh9vy%2F1h0E1hyN0@kroah.com/T/#m95ef1736dbbd801cd85a4144c8f13c2afe33bc2c
> 
> I hope it doesn't cause hassle.

I was about to send tglx a pull request.

Greg, let me know if you want me to drop it.

Thanks,

         M.
-- 
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