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, 19 Apr 2022 15:41:45 +0200
From:   Paolo Abeni <>
To:     David Kahurani <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: ax88179: add proper error handling of usb read

On Sat, 2022-04-16 at 10:48 +0300, David Kahurani wrote:
> Reads that are lesser than the requested size lead to uninit-value bugs.
> In this particular case a variable which was supposed to be initialized
> after a read is left uninitialized after a partial read.
> Qualify such reads as errors and handle them correctly and while at it
> convert the reader functions to return zero on success for easier error
> handling.
> Fixes: e2ca90c276e1 ("ax88179_178a: ASIX AX88179_178A USB 3.0/2.0 to
> gigabit ethernet adapter driver")

In the next version, please additionally fix the above tag: it must use
a single line, even if that means exceeding the 72 chars length limit.



Powered by blists - more mailing lists