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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/7] Revert "leds: lp5523: fix a missing check of return value of lp55xx_read"
On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 03:08:10PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> This reverts commit 248b57015f35c94d4eae2fdd8c6febf5cd703900.
>
> 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 submitted to 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) but later
> withdrawn.
>
> 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: Jacek Anaszewski <jacek.anaszewski@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> ---
> drivers/leds/leds-lp5523.c | 4 +---
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/leds/leds-lp5523.c b/drivers/leds/leds-lp5523.c
> index fc433e63b1dc..5036d7d5f3d4 100644
> --- a/drivers/leds/leds-lp5523.c
> +++ b/drivers/leds/leds-lp5523.c
> @@ -305,9 +305,7 @@ static int lp5523_init_program_engine(struct lp55xx_chip *chip)
>
> /* Let the programs run for couple of ms and check the engine status */
> usleep_range(3000, 6000);
> - ret = lp55xx_read(chip, LP5523_REG_STATUS, &status);
> - if (ret)
> - return ret;
> + lp55xx_read(chip, LP5523_REG_STATUS, &status);
> status &= LP5523_ENG_STATUS_MASK;
>
> if (status != LP5523_ENG_STATUS_MASK) {
> --
> 2.31.1
>

This looks incorrect to me as lp5523_run_engine() has been called and
not cleaned up from properly.

I'll keep the revert and fix this up correctly.

thanks,

greg k-h

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