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Subject[PATCH 3/9] perf tools: Always bail out when config_attr function fails
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Not sure why we allowed the fail state, but it's wrong.
Wrong type for 'name' term can cause segfault, and there's
probably more fun hidden.

Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/n/tip-d9en7cw3sy06ezy0olvofaog@git.kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org>
---
tools/perf/util/parse-events.c | 15 +++++++++++----
1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/util/parse-events.c b/tools/perf/util/parse-events.c
index f2b46f3bc11b..c52705634267 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/parse-events.c
+++ b/tools/perf/util/parse-events.c
@@ -549,6 +549,12 @@ do { \
} while (0)

switch (term->type_term) {
+ case PARSE_EVENTS__TERM_TYPE_USER:
+ /*
+ * Always succeed for sysfs terms, as we dont know
+ * at this point what type they need to have.
+ */
+ return 0;
case PARSE_EVENTS__TERM_TYPE_CONFIG:
CHECK_TYPE_VAL(NUM);
attr->config = term->val.num;
@@ -583,12 +589,12 @@ do { \
}

static int config_attr(struct perf_event_attr *attr,
- struct list_head *head, int fail)
+ struct list_head *head)
{
struct parse_events_term *term;

list_for_each_entry(term, head, list)
- if (config_term(attr, term) && fail)
+ if (config_term(attr, term))
return -EINVAL;

return 0;
@@ -605,7 +611,7 @@ int parse_events_add_numeric(struct list_head *list, int *idx,
attr.config = config;

if (head_config &&
- config_attr(&attr, head_config, 1))
+ config_attr(&attr, head_config))
return -EINVAL;

return add_event(list, idx, &attr, NULL);
@@ -659,7 +665,8 @@ int parse_events_add_pmu(struct list_head *list, int *idx,
* Configure hardcoded terms first, no need to check
* return value when called with fail == 0 ;)
*/
- config_attr(&attr, head_config, 0);
+ if (config_attr(&attr, head_config))
+ return -EINVAL;

if (perf_pmu__config(pmu, &attr, head_config))
return -EINVAL;
--
1.9.3


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