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SubjectRE: [PATCH 1/1] ACPI: NULL pointer checking
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Devel [mailto:devel-bounces@acpica.org] On Behalf Of Moore, Robert
> Sent: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 9:43 AM
> To: Zhenhua <lizhenhuajiyang@163.com>; devel@acpica.org; Zheng, Lv
> <lv.zheng@intel.com>; Wysocki, Rafael J <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>;
> lenb@kernel.org; linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org; linux-
> kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: [Devel] [PATCH 1/1] ACPI: NULL pointer checking
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Zhenhua [mailto:lizhenhuajiyang@163.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 6:35 AM
> > To: devel@acpica.org; Moore, Robert <robert.moore@intel.com>; Zheng,
> > Lv <lv.zheng@intel.com>; Wysocki, Rafael J
> > <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>; lenb@kernel.org;
> > linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org; linux- kernel@vger.kernel.org
> > Cc: Zhenhua <lizhenhuajiyang@163.com>
> > Subject: [PATCH 1/1] ACPI: NULL pointer checking
> >
> > These two pointers should be checked, for some broken devices they may
> > cause system crash.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Zhenhua <lizhenhuajiyang@163.com>
> > ---
> > drivers/acpi/acpica/nsaccess.c | 4 ++--
> > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/acpi/acpica/nsaccess.c
> > b/drivers/acpi/acpica/nsaccess.c index f2733f51ca8d..151abb0ef4d5
> > 100644
> > --- a/drivers/acpi/acpica/nsaccess.c
> > +++ b/drivers/acpi/acpica/nsaccess.c
> > @@ -338,7 +338,7 @@ acpi_ns_lookup(union acpi_generic_state
> *scope_info,
> > return_ACPI_STATUS(AE_AML_INTERNAL);
> > }
> >
> > - if (!(flags & ACPI_NS_PREFIX_IS_SCOPE)) {
> > + if ((!prefix_node) && (!(flags & ACPI_NS_PREFIX_IS_SCOPE))) {
> [Moore, Robert]
>
> Is there an actual case where the original code failed?
>
>
[Moore, Robert]

Prefix_node is guaranteed to be valid at this point in the code.


>
> > /*
> > * This node might not be a actual "scope" node (such as
> a
> > * Device/Method, etc.) It could be a Package or other
> object @@
> > -369,7 +369,7 @@ acpi_ns_lookup(union acpi_generic_state *scope_info,
> > ACPI_DEBUG_PRINT((ACPI_DB_NAMES,
> > "Null Pathname (Zero segments), Flags=%X\n",
> > flags));
> > - } else {
> > + } else if (path) {
[Moore, Robert]

Likewise, "path" is guaranteed to be valid at this point.


> > /*
> > * Name pointer is valid (and must be in internal name
> > format)
> > *
> > --
> > 2.14.1
> >
>
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