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Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2023 23:01:11 +0000
From: Anjali Kulkarni <anjali.k.kulkarni@...cle.com>
To: Simon Horman <horms@...nel.org>
CC: open list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "davem@...emloft.net"
	<davem@...emloft.net>,
        Liam Howlett <liam.howlett@...cle.com>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "oliver.sang@...el.com"
	<oliver.sang@...el.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] Fix NULL pointer deref due to filtering on fork

Please discard this patch, 

Anjali

> On Oct 13, 2023, at 5:01 AM, Simon Horman <horms@...nel.org> wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Oct 10, 2023 at 10:12:25PM -0700, Anjali Kulkarni wrote:
>> cn_netlink_send_mult() should be called with filter & filter_data only
>> for EXIT case. For all other events, filter & filter_data should be
>> NULL.
>> 
>> Fixes: 2aa1f7a1f47c ("connector/cn_proc: Add filtering to fix some bugs")
>> Reported-by: kernel test robot <oliver.sang@...el.com>
>> Closes: https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://lore.kernel.org/oe-lkp/202309201456.84c19e27-oliver.sang@intel.com__;!!ACWV5N9M2RV99hQ!PgqlHq_nOe_KlyKkB9Mm_S8QstTJvicjuENwskatuuQK05KPuFw-KvRZeOH8iuEAMjRhkxEMPKJJnLcaT8zrPf9aqNs$
> 
> For the record, this got a bit mangled. I believe it should be:
> 
> Closes: https://lore.kernel.org/oe-lkp/202309201456.84c19e27-oliver.sang@intel.com/
> 
> Also, there is probably no need to resend because of this,
> but no blank line here, please.
> 
>> Signed-off-by: Anjali Kulkarni <anjali.k.kulkarni@...cle.com>
>> ---
>> drivers/connector/cn_proc.c | 8 ++++----
>> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>> 
>> diff --git a/drivers/connector/cn_proc.c b/drivers/connector/cn_proc.c
>> index 05d562e9c8b1..01e17f18d187 100644
>> --- a/drivers/connector/cn_proc.c
>> +++ b/drivers/connector/cn_proc.c
>> @@ -104,13 +104,13 @@ static inline void send_msg(struct cn_msg *msg)
>> if (filter_data[0] == PROC_EVENT_EXIT) {
>> filter_data[1] =
>> ((struct proc_event *)msg->data)->event_data.exit.exit_code;
>> + cn_netlink_send_mult(msg, msg->len, 0, CN_IDX_PROC, GFP_NOWAIT,
>> +      cn_filter, (void *)filter_data);
>> } else {
>> - filter_data[1] = 0;
>> + cn_netlink_send_mult(msg, msg->len, 0, CN_IDX_PROC, GFP_NOWAIT,
>> +      NULL, NULL);
>> }
>> 
>> - cn_netlink_send_mult(msg, msg->len, 0, CN_IDX_PROC, GFP_NOWAIT,
>> -      cn_filter, (void *)filter_data);
>> -
> 
> I am wondering if you considered making cn_filter slightly smarter.
> It seems it already understands not to do very much for PROC_EVENT_ALL.
> 
>> local_unlock(&local_event.lock);
>> }
>> 
>> -- 
>> 2.42.0



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