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SubjectRe: [PATCH][next][V2] gpio: sim: Fix dereference of free'd pointer config
On Tue, Apr 27, 2021 at 2:49 PM Colin King <colin.king@canonical.com> wrote:
>
> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
>
> The error return of config->id dereferences the kfree'd object config.
> Fix this by using a temporary variable for the id to avoid this issue.

Thanks!
I'm wondering how I missed this... Nevertheless

Reviewed-by: Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com>

> Addresses-Coverity: ("Read from pointer aftyer free")

after

> Fixes: a49d14276ac4 ("gpio: sim: allocate IDA numbers earlier")
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
> ---
> V2: Don't make id local to the if statement to improve coding style.
> Thanks to Bartosz Golaszewski for this improvement suggestion.
> ---
> drivers/gpio/gpio-sim.c | 8 +++++---
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-sim.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-sim.c
> index 2e2e6399e453..b21541c0b700 100644
> --- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-sim.c
> +++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-sim.c
> @@ -744,20 +744,22 @@ static struct config_item *
> gpio_sim_config_make_item(struct config_group *group, const char *name)
> {
> struct gpio_sim_chip_config *config;
> + int id;
>
> config = kzalloc(sizeof(*config), GFP_KERNEL);
> if (!config)
> return ERR_PTR(-ENOMEM);
>
> - config->id = ida_alloc(&gpio_sim_ida, GFP_KERNEL);
> - if (config->id < 0) {
> + id = ida_alloc(&gpio_sim_ida, GFP_KERNEL);
> + if (id < 0) {
> kfree(config);
> - return ERR_PTR(config->id);
> + return ERR_PTR(id);
> }
>
> config_item_init_type_name(&config->item, name,
> &gpio_sim_chip_config_type);
> config->num_lines = 1;
> + config->id = id;
> mutex_init(&config->lock);
>
> return &config->item;
> --
> 2.30.2
>


--
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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