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SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/11] igb: Avoid uninitialized advertised variable in eee_set_cur
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From: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:29:08 -0700

> From: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
>
> eee_get_cur assumes that the output data is already zeroed. It can
> read-modify-write the advertised field:
>
> if (ipcnfg & E1000_IPCNFG_EEE_100M_AN)
> 2594 edata->advertised |= ADVERTISED_100baseT_Full;
>
> This is ok for the normal ethtool eee_get call, which always
> zeroes the input data before.
>
> But eee_set_cur also calls eee_get_cur and it did not zero the input
> field. Later on it then compares agsinst the field, which can contain partial
> stack garbage.
>
> Zero the input field in eee_set_cur() too.
>
> Cc: jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com
> Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>

Applied.


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