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Date:   Thu, 12 May 2022 19:09:12 +0300
From:   Pavel Skripkin <paskripkin@...il.com>
To:     Jeff Johnson <quic_jjohnson@...cinc.com>,
        ath9k-devel@....qualcomm.com, kvalo@...nel.org,
        davem@...emloft.net, kuba@...nel.org, toke@...e.dk,
        linville@...driver.com
Cc:     linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        syzbot+03110230a11411024147@...kaller.appspotmail.com,
        syzbot+c6dde1f690b60e0b9fbe@...kaller.appspotmail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/2] ath9k: fix use-after-free in ath9k_hif_usb_rx_cb

Hi Jeff,

On 5/12/22 19:05, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> On 2/7/2022 12:24 PM, Pavel Skripkin wrote:
> [...snip...]
>>   
>>   #ifdef CONFIG_ATH9K_HTC_DEBUGFS
>> -
>> -#define TX_STAT_INC(c) (hif_dev->htc_handle->drv_priv->debug.tx_stats.c++)
>> -#define TX_STAT_ADD(c, a) (hif_dev->htc_handle->drv_priv->debug.tx_stats.c += a)
>> -#define RX_STAT_INC(c) (hif_dev->htc_handle->drv_priv->debug.skbrx_stats.c++)
>> -#define RX_STAT_ADD(c, a) (hif_dev->htc_handle->drv_priv->debug.skbrx_stats.c += a)
>> +#define __STAT_SAVE(expr) (hif_dev->htc_handle->drv_priv ? (expr) : 0)
>> +#define TX_STAT_INC(c) __STAT_SAVE(hif_dev->htc_handle->drv_priv->debug.tx_stats.c++)
>> +#define TX_STAT_ADD(c, a) __STAT_SAVE(hif_dev->htc_handle->drv_priv->debug.tx_stats.c += a)
>> +#define RX_STAT_INC(c) __STAT_SAVE(hif_dev->htc_handle->drv_priv->debug.skbrx_stats.c++)
>> +#define RX_STAT_ADD(c, a) __STAT_SAVE(hif_dev->htc_handle->drv_priv->debug.skbrx_stats.c += a)
> 
> it is unfortunate that the existing macros don't abide by the coding style:
> 	Things to avoid when using macros:
> 	macros that depend on having a local variable with a magic name
> 
> the companion macros in ath9k/debug.h do the right thing
> 
> perhaps this could be given to Kernel Janitors for subsequent cleanup?

Thanks for pointing that out!

I will clean them up in next version. I think, it will be much easier 
than proposing this task to Kernel Janitors.




With regards,
Pavel Skripkin

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