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SubjectRe: [PATCH 109/190] Revert "usb: sierra: fix a missing check of device_create_file"
On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 02:59:44PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> This reverts commit 1a137b47ce6bd4f4b14662d2f5ace913ea7ffbf8.
>
> Commits from @umn.edu addresses have been found to be submitted in "bad
> faith" to try to test the kernel community's ability to review "known
> malicious" changes. The result of these submissions can be found in a
> paper published at the 42nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
> entitled, "Open Source Insecurity: Stealthily Introducing
> Vulnerabilities via Hypocrite Commits" written by Qiushi Wu (University
> of Minnesota) and Kangjie Lu (University of Minnesota).
>
> Because of this, all submissions from this group must be reverted from
> the kernel tree and will need to be re-reviewed again to determine if
> they actually are a valid fix. Until that work is complete, remove this
> change to ensure that no problems are being introduced into the
> codebase.
>
> Cc: Kangjie Lu <kjlu@umn.edu>
> Cc: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> ---
> drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c | 4 +++-
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c b/drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c
> index b9f78ef3edc3..0f5c9cd8535f 100644
> --- a/drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c
> +++ b/drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c
> @@ -190,6 +190,8 @@ int sierra_ms_init(struct us_data *us)
> kfree(swocInfo);
> }
> complete:
> - return device_create_file(&us->pusb_intf->dev, &dev_attr_truinst);
> + result = device_create_file(&us->pusb_intf->dev, &dev_attr_truinst);
> +
> + return 0;
> }
>
> --
> 2.31.1

The original change here was correct, now dropping this patch.

greg k-h
>

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