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Date:   Tue, 5 Oct 2021 10:19:47 +0100
From:   Daniel Thompson <daniel.thompson@...aro.org>
To:     Marijn Suijten <marijn.suijten@...ainline.org>
Cc:     phone-devel@...r.kernel.org, Andy Gross <agross@...nel.org>,
        Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@...aro.org>,
        Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>,
        Jingoo Han <jingoohan1@...il.com>,
        ~postmarketos/upstreaming@...ts.sr.ht,
        AngeloGioacchino Del Regno 
        <angelogioacchino.delregno@...ainline.org>,
        Konrad Dybcio <konrad.dybcio@...ainline.org>,
        Martin Botka <martin.botka@...ainline.org>,
        Jami Kettunen <jami.kettunen@...ainline.org>,
        Pavel Dubrova <pashadubrova@...il.com>,
        Kiran Gunda <kgunda@...eaurora.org>,
        Courtney Cavin <courtney.cavin@...ymobile.com>,
        Bryan Wu <cooloney@...il.com>, linux-arm-msm@...r.kernel.org,
        dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org, linux-fbdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 05/10] backlight: qcom-wled: Fix off-by-one maximum with
 default num_strings

On Mon, Oct 04, 2021 at 09:27:36PM +0200, Marijn Suijten wrote:
> When not specifying num-strings in the DT the default is used, but +1 is
> added to it which turns wled3 into 4 and wled4/5 into 5 strings instead
> of 3 and 4 respectively, causing out of bounds reads and register
> read/writes.  This +1 exists for a deficiency in the DT parsing code,
> and is simply omitted entirely - solving this oob issue - by allowing
> one extra iteration of the wled_var_cfg function parsing this particular
> property.
> 
> Fixes: 93c64f1ea1e8 ("leds: add Qualcomm PM8941 WLED driver")
> Signed-off-by: Marijn Suijten <marijn.suijten@...ainline.org>
> Reviewed-by: AngeloGioacchino Del Regno <angelogioacchino.delregno@...ainline.org>
> ---
>  drivers/video/backlight/qcom-wled.c | 8 +++-----
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/video/backlight/qcom-wled.c b/drivers/video/backlight/qcom-wled.c
> index 27e8949c7922..66ce77ee3099 100644
> --- a/drivers/video/backlight/qcom-wled.c
> +++ b/drivers/video/backlight/qcom-wled.c
> @@ -1255,17 +1255,17 @@ static const struct wled_var_cfg wled5_ovp_cfg = {
>  
>  static u32 wled3_num_strings_values_fn(u32 idx)
>  {
> -	return idx + 1;
> +	return idx;
>  }
>  
>  static const struct wled_var_cfg wled3_num_strings_cfg = {
>  	.fn = wled3_num_strings_values_fn,
> -	.size = 3,
> +	.size = 4, /* [0, 3] */

0 is not a valid value for this property.


>  };
>  
>  static const struct wled_var_cfg wled4_num_strings_cfg = {
>  	.fn = wled3_num_strings_values_fn,
> -	.size = 4,
> +	.size = 5, /* [0, 4] */

Ditto.


>  };
>  
>  static u32 wled3_switch_freq_values_fn(u32 idx)
> @@ -1520,8 +1520,6 @@ static int wled_configure(struct wled *wled)
>  			*bool_opts[i].val_ptr = true;
>  	}
>  
> -	cfg->num_strings = cfg->num_strings + 1;
> -
>  	string_len = of_property_count_elems_of_size(dev->of_node,
>  						     "qcom,enabled-strings",
>  						     sizeof(u32));
> -- 
> 2.33.0
> 

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