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SubjectRe: Potential uninitialized variables in cfg80211
On Tue, 2019-10-08 at 14:19 -0700, Yizhuo Zhai wrote:
> Hi All:
> net/wireless/chan.c:
> Inside function cfg80211_chandef_compatible(), variable "c1_pri40",
> " c2_pri40", "c1_pri80" and "c2_pri80" could be uninitialized if
> chandef_primary_freqs() fails. However, they are used later in the if
> statement to decide the control flow, which is potentially unsafe.

I guess theoretically this is right, but the function should only be
called with valid chandefs, and if chandef_primary_freqs() hit the
warning then the chandef certainly wasn't valid.


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