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] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Sat, 5 Dec 2020 22:04:28 +0100
From:   Rasmus Villemoes <>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <>
Cc:     Li Yang <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Zhao Qiang <>,
        Vladimir Oltean <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 11/20] ethernet: ucc_geth: fix use-after-free in

On 05/12/2020 21.48, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Sat,  5 Dec 2020 20:17:34 +0100 Rasmus Villemoes wrote:
>> -	unregister_netdev(dev);
>> -	free_netdev(dev);
>>  	ucc_geth_memclean(ugeth);
>>  	if (of_phy_is_fixed_link(np))
>>  		of_phy_deregister_fixed_link(np);
>>  	of_node_put(ugeth->ug_info->tbi_node);
>>  	of_node_put(ugeth->ug_info->phy_node);
>> +	unregister_netdev(dev);
>> +	free_netdev(dev);
> Are you sure you want to move the unregister_netdev() as well as the
> free?

Hm, dunno, I don't think it's needed per se, but it also shouldn't hurt
from what I can tell. It seems more natural that they go together, but
if you prefer a minimal patch that's of course also possible.

I only noticed because I needed to add a free of the ug_info in a later


Powered by blists - more mailing lists