lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Tue, 18 Aug 2020 12:50:04 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>
To:     trix@...hat.com
Cc:     arend.vanspriel@...adcom.com, franky.lin@...adcom.com,
        hante.meuleman@...adcom.com, chi-hsien.lin@...ress.com,
        wright.feng@...ress.com, davem@...emloft.net, kuba@...nel.org,
        rafal@...ecki.pl, tklauser@...tanz.ch,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
        brcm80211-dev-list.pdl@...adcom.com,
        brcm80211-dev-list@...ress.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Tom Rix <trix@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] brcmfmac: check ndev pointer

trix@...hat.com wrote:

> From: Tom Rix <trix@...hat.com>
> 
> Clang static analysis reports this error
> 
> brcmfmac/core.c:490:4: warning: Dereference of null pointer
>         (*ifp)->ndev->stats.rx_errors++;
>         ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> 
> In this block of code
> 
> 	if (ret || !(*ifp) || !(*ifp)->ndev) {
> 		if (ret != -ENODATA && *ifp)
> 			(*ifp)->ndev->stats.rx_errors++;
> 		brcmu_pkt_buf_free_skb(skb);
> 		return -ENODATA;
> 	}
> 
> (*ifp)->ndev being NULL is caught as an error
> But then it is used to report the error.
> 
> So add a check before using it.
> 
> Fixes: 91b632803ee4 ("brcmfmac: Use net_device_stats from struct net_device")
> Signed-off-by: Tom Rix <trix@...hat.com>

Patch applied to wireless-drivers-next.git, thanks.

9c9f015bc9f8 brcmfmac: check ndev pointer

-- 
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11696567/

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/documentation/submittingpatches

Powered by blists - more mailing lists