[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] net: usb: Fix uninit-was-stored issue in asix_read_phy_addr()

Sergei Shtylyov sergei.shtylyov at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 07:57:56 UTC 2020


Hello!

On 27.08.2020 9:53, Himadri Pandya wrote:

> The buffer size is 2 Bytes and we expect to receive the same amount of
> data. But sometimes we receive less data and run into uninit-was-stored
> issue upon read. Hence modify the error check on the return value to match
> with the buffer size as a prevention.
> 
> Reported-and-tested by: syzbot+a7e220df5a81d1ab400e at syzkaller.appspotmail.com
> Signed-off-by: Himadri Pandya <himadrispandya at gmail.com>
> ---
>   drivers/net/usb/asix_common.c | 2 +-
>   1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/usb/asix_common.c b/drivers/net/usb/asix_common.c
> index e39f41efda3e..7bc6e8f856fe 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/usb/asix_common.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/usb/asix_common.c
> @@ -296,7 +296,7 @@ int asix_read_phy_addr(struct usbnet *dev, int internal)
>   
>   	netdev_dbg(dev->net, "asix_get_phy_addr()\n");
>   
> -	if (ret < 0) {
> +	if (ret < 2) {
>   		netdev_err(dev->net, "Error reading PHYID register: %02x\n", ret);

    Hm... printing possibly negative values as hex?

[...]

MBR, Sergei


More information about the Linux-kernel-mentees mailing list