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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] Fix a NULL-ptr-deref bug in ath10k_usb_alloc_urb_from_pipe
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Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net> writes:

> Hi,
>
> On Sat, Aug 03, 2019 at 08:31:01PM -0400, Hui Peng wrote:
>> The `ar_usb` field of `ath10k_usb_pipe_usb_pipe` objects
>> are initialized to point to the containing `ath10k_usb` object
>> according to endpoint descriptors read from the device side, as shown
>> below in `ath10k_usb_setup_pipe_resources`:
>>
>> for (i = 0; i < iface_desc->desc.bNumEndpoints; ++i) {
>> endpoint = &iface_desc->endpoint[i].desc;
>>
>> // get the address from endpoint descriptor
>> pipe_num = ath10k_usb_get_logical_pipe_num(ar_usb,
>> endpoint->bEndpointAddress,
>> &urbcount);
>> ......
>> // select the pipe object
>> pipe = &ar_usb->pipes[pipe_num];
>>
>> // initialize the ar_usb field
>> pipe->ar_usb = ar_usb;
>> }
>>
>> The driver assumes that the addresses reported in endpoint
>> descriptors from device side to be complete. If a device is
>> malicious and does not report complete addresses, it may trigger
>> NULL-ptr-deref `ath10k_usb_alloc_urb_from_pipe` and
>> `ath10k_usb_free_urb_to_pipe`.
>>
>> This patch fixes the bug by preventing potential NULL-ptr-deref.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Hui Peng <benquike@gmail.com>
>> Reported-by: Hui Peng <benquike@gmail.com>
>> Reported-by: Mathias Payer <mathias.payer@nebelwelt.net>
>
> This patch fixes CVE-2019-15099, which has CVSS scores of 7.5 (CVSS 3.0)
> and 7.8 (CVSS 2.0). Yet, I don't find it in the upstream kernel or in Linux
> next.
>
> Is the patch going to be applied to the upstream kernel anytime soon ?

Same answer as in patch 1:

https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11074655/

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