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Date:   Wed, 27 Jul 2022 12:53:02 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Kalle Valo <kvalo@...nel.org>
To:     Zheyu Ma <zheyuma97@...il.com>
Cc:     Jes.Sorensen@...il.com, davem@...emloft.net, edumazet@...gle.com,
        kuba@...nel.org, pabeni@...hat.com, linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Zheyu Ma <zheyuma97@...il.com>
Subject: Re: wifi: rtl8xxxu: Fix the error handling of the probe function

Zheyu Ma <zheyuma97@...il.com> wrote:

> When the driver fails at ieee80211_alloc_hw() at the probe time, the
> driver will free the 'hw' which is not allocated, causing a bug.
> 
> The following log can reveal it:
> 
> [   15.981294] BUG: KASAN: user-memory-access in mutex_is_locked+0xe/0x40
> [   15.981558] Read of size 8 at addr 0000000000001ab0 by task modprobe/373
> [   15.982583] Call Trace:
> [   15.984282]  ieee80211_free_hw+0x22/0x390
> [   15.984446]  rtl8xxxu_probe+0x3a1/0xab30 [rtl8xxxu]
> 
> Fix the bug by changing the order of the error handling.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Zheyu Ma <zheyuma97@...il.com>

Patch applied to wireless-next.git, thanks.

13876f2a087a wifi: rtl8xxxu: Fix the error handling of the probe function

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https://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-wireless/patch/20220716130444.2950690-1-zheyuma97@gmail.com/

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