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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86/microcode/amd: fix uninitalized structure cp
On Tue, Jan 14, 2020 at 11:15:05AM +0000, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <>
> In the case where cp is not assigned to the return from
> the call to find_microcode_in_initrd

Where does this happen? I don't see it.

> cp is uninitialized when
> it is assigned to *ret. Functions that call __load_ucode_amd
> such as load_ucode_amd_bsp can therefore end up checking bogus
> values and cp.size. Fix this by ensuring cp is
> initialized as all zero and remove the redundant initialization
> of cp in load_ucode_amd_bsp.
> Addresses-Coverity: ("Uninitialized scalar variable")

I already asked about those: either document what those tags mean or
remove them.


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