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SubjectRe: [PATCH 163/190] Revert "dmaengine: mv_xor: Fix a missing check in mv_xor_channel_add"
On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 03:00:38PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> This reverts commit 7c97381e7a9a5ec359007c0d491a143e3d9f787c.
>
> 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: Aditya Pakki <pakki001@umn.edu>
> Cc: Vinod Koul <vkoul@kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> ---
> drivers/dma/mv_xor.c | 5 +----
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/dma/mv_xor.c b/drivers/dma/mv_xor.c
> index 23b232b57518..78bd52565571 100644
> --- a/drivers/dma/mv_xor.c
> +++ b/drivers/dma/mv_xor.c
> @@ -1144,10 +1144,7 @@ mv_xor_channel_add(struct mv_xor_device *xordev,
> dma_has_cap(DMA_MEMCPY, dma_dev->cap_mask) ? "cpy " : "",
> dma_has_cap(DMA_INTERRUPT, dma_dev->cap_mask) ? "intr " : "");
>
> - ret = dma_async_device_register(dma_dev);
> - if (ret)
> - goto err_free_irq;
> -
> + dma_async_device_register(dma_dev);
> return mv_chan;
>
> err_free_irq:
> --
> 2.31.1
>

The original commit here is correct, I will drop this revert.

greg k-h

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