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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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Hui Peng <benquike@gmail.com> 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>
> Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

This causes a new warning, please build test your patches.

In file included from ./include/uapi/linux/posix_types.h:5,
from ./include/uapi/linux/types.h:14,
from ./include/linux/types.h:6,
from ./include/linux/list.h:5,
from ./include/linux/module.h:9,
from drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/usb.c:8:
drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/usb.c: In function 'ath10k_usb_free_urb_to_pipe':
./include/linux/stddef.h:8:14: warning: 'return' with a value, in function returning void
#define NULL ((void *)0)
^
drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/usb.c:64:10: note: in expansion of macro 'NULL'
return NULL;
^~~~
drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/usb.c:57:13: note: declared here
static void ath10k_usb_free_urb_to_pipe(struct ath10k_usb_pipe *pipe,
^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Patch set to Changes Requested.

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https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11074657/

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/documentation/submittingpatches

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