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Date:   Sat, 18 May 2019 22:11:26 +0200
From:   Christian Lamparter <chunkeey@...il.com>
To:     Alan Stern <stern@...land.harvard.edu>
Cc:     syzbot <syzbot+200d4bb11b23d929335f@...kaller.appspotmail.com>,
        andreyknvl@...gle.com, chunkeey@...glemail.com,
        davem@...emloft.net, kvalo@...eaurora.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-usb@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        oneukum@...e.com, syzkaller-bugs@...glegroups.com
Subject: Re: KASAN: use-after-free Read in p54u_load_firmware_cb

Hello,

On Saturday, May 18, 2019 7:49:49 PM CEST you wrote:
> On Sat, 18 May 2019, syzbot wrote:
> > 
> > syzbot has tested the proposed patch but the reproducer still triggered  
> > crash:
> > KASAN: use-after-free Read in usb_driver_release_interface
> > 
> > usb 1-1: Loading firmware file isl3887usb
> > usb 1-1: Direct firmware load for isl3887usb failed with error -2
> > usb 1-1: Firmware not found.
> > p54usb 1-1:0.143: failed to initialize device (-2)
> > ==================================================================
> > BUG: KASAN: use-after-free in usb_driver_release_interface+0x16b/0x190  
> > drivers/usb/core/driver.c:584
> > Read of size 8 at addr ffff88808fc31218 by task kworker/0:1/12
> 
> Now the bad access is in a different place.  That's a good sign.
> In this case it indicates that although udev is still hanging around, 
> intf has already been freed.  We really should acquire a reference to 
> it instead.
> 
> Alan Stern

Thanks. I can confirm that it works with the real ISL3887 
hardware as well. Can you please spin up a patch or how
should this be continued?

Cheers,
Christian 

>  drivers/net/wireless/intersil/p54/p54usb.c |   43 ++++++++++++-----------------
>  1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 25 deletions(-)
> 
> Index: usb-devel/drivers/net/wireless/intersil/p54/p54usb.c
> ===================================================================
> --- usb-devel.orig/drivers/net/wireless/intersil/p54/p54usb.c
> +++ usb-devel/drivers/net/wireless/intersil/p54/p54usb.c
> @@ -33,6 +33,8 @@ MODULE_ALIAS("prism54usb");
>  MODULE_FIRMWARE("isl3886usb");
>  MODULE_FIRMWARE("isl3887usb");
>  
> +static struct usb_driver p54u_driver;
> +
>  /*
>   * Note:
>   *
> @@ -921,9 +923,9 @@ static void p54u_load_firmware_cb(const
>  {
>  	struct p54u_priv *priv = context;
>  	struct usb_device *udev = priv->udev;
> +	struct usb_interface *intf = priv->intf;
>  	int err;
>  
> -	complete(&priv->fw_wait_load);
>  	if (firmware) {
>  		priv->fw = firmware;
>  		err = p54u_start_ops(priv);
> @@ -932,26 +934,22 @@ static void p54u_load_firmware_cb(const
>  		dev_err(&udev->dev, "Firmware not found.\n");
>  	}
>  
> -	if (err) {
> -		struct device *parent = priv->udev->dev.parent;
> -
> -		dev_err(&udev->dev, "failed to initialize device (%d)\n", err);
> -
> -		if (parent)
> -			device_lock(parent);
> +	complete(&priv->fw_wait_load);
> +	/*
> +	 * At this point p54u_disconnect may have already freed
> +	 * the "priv" context. Do not use it anymore!
> +	 */
> +	priv = NULL;
>  
> -		device_release_driver(&udev->dev);
> -		/*
> -		 * At this point p54u_disconnect has already freed
> -		 * the "priv" context. Do not use it anymore!
> -		 */
> -		priv = NULL;
> +	if (err) {
> +		dev_err(&intf->dev, "failed to initialize device (%d)\n", err);
>  
> -		if (parent)
> -			device_unlock(parent);
> +		usb_lock_device(udev);
> +		usb_driver_release_interface(&p54u_driver, intf);
> +		usb_unlock_device(udev);
>  	}
>  
> -	usb_put_dev(udev);
> +	usb_put_intf(intf);
>  }
>  
>  static int p54u_load_firmware(struct ieee80211_hw *dev,
> @@ -972,14 +970,14 @@ static int p54u_load_firmware(struct iee
>  	dev_info(&priv->udev->dev, "Loading firmware file %s\n",
>  	       p54u_fwlist[i].fw);
>  
> -	usb_get_dev(udev);
> +	usb_get_intf(intf);
>  	err = request_firmware_nowait(THIS_MODULE, 1, p54u_fwlist[i].fw,
>  				      device, GFP_KERNEL, priv,
>  				      p54u_load_firmware_cb);
>  	if (err) {
>  		dev_err(&priv->udev->dev, "(p54usb) cannot load firmware %s "
>  					  "(%d)!\n", p54u_fwlist[i].fw, err);
> -		usb_put_dev(udev);
> +		usb_put_intf(intf);
>  	}
>  
>  	return err;
> @@ -1011,8 +1009,6 @@ static int p54u_probe(struct usb_interfa
>  	skb_queue_head_init(&priv->rx_queue);
>  	init_usb_anchor(&priv->submitted);
>  
> -	usb_get_dev(udev);
> -
>  	/* really lazy and simple way of figuring out if we're a 3887 */
>  	/* TODO: should just stick the identification in the device table */
>  	i = intf->altsetting->desc.bNumEndpoints;
> @@ -1053,10 +1049,8 @@ static int p54u_probe(struct usb_interfa
>  		priv->upload_fw = p54u_upload_firmware_net2280;
>  	}
>  	err = p54u_load_firmware(dev, intf);
> -	if (err) {
> -		usb_put_dev(udev);
> +	if (err)
>  		p54_free_common(dev);
> -	}
>  	return err;
>  }
>  
> @@ -1072,7 +1066,6 @@ static void p54u_disconnect(struct usb_i
>  	wait_for_completion(&priv->fw_wait_load);
>  	p54_unregister_common(dev);
>  
> -	usb_put_dev(interface_to_usbdev(intf));
>  	release_firmware(priv->fw);
>  	p54_free_common(dev);
>  }
> 
> 




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