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Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2023 09:01:40 +0000
From: "Drewek, Wojciech" <wojciech.drewek@...el.com>
To: Edward AD <twuufnxlz@...il.com>,
	"syzbot+9704e6f099d952508943@...kaller.appspotmail.com"
	<syzbot+9704e6f099d952508943@...kaller.appspotmail.com>
CC: "davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, "reibax@...il.com"
	<reibax@...il.com>, "richardcochran@...il.com" <richardcochran@...il.com>,
	"syzkaller-bugs@...glegroups.com" <syzkaller-bugs@...glegroups.com>
Subject: RE: [PATCH] ptp: ptp_read should not release queue



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Edward AD <twuufnxlz@...il.com>
> Sent: Monday, October 23, 2023 4:46 AM
> To: syzbot+9704e6f099d952508943@...kaller.appspotmail.com
> Cc: davem@...emloft.net; linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org; netdev@...r.kernel.org; reibax@...il.com; richardcochran@...il.com;
> syzkaller-bugs@...glegroups.com
> Subject: [PATCH] ptp: ptp_read should not release queue
> 
> Firstly, queue is not the memory allocated in ptp_read;
> Secondly, other processes may block at ptp_read and wait for conditions to be
> met to perform read operations.
> 
> Reported-and-tested-by: syzbot+9704e6f099d952508943@...kaller.appspotmail.com
> Fixes: 8f5de6fb2453 ("ptp: support multiple timestamp event readers")
> Signed-off-by: Edward AD <twuufnxlz@...il.com>

Hi Edward,

Consider adding a target to the subject: [PATCH net] in this case

> ---
>  drivers/ptp/ptp_chardev.c | 2 --
>  1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/ptp/ptp_chardev.c b/drivers/ptp/ptp_chardev.c
> index 282cd7d24077..27c1ef493617 100644
> --- a/drivers/ptp/ptp_chardev.c
> +++ b/drivers/ptp/ptp_chardev.c
> @@ -585,7 +585,5 @@ ssize_t ptp_read(struct posix_clock_context *pccontext, uint rdflags,
>  free_event:
>  	kfree(event);
>  exit:
> -	if (result < 0)
> -		ptp_release(pccontext);
>  	return result;
>  }
> --
> 2.25.1
> 


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