[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH 0/4] net: usb: avoid using usb_control_msg() directly

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Wed Sep 23 10:23:30 UTC 2020


On Wed, Sep 23, 2020 at 02:35:15PM +0530, Himadri Pandya wrote:
> A recent bug-fix shaded light on possible incorrect use of
> usb_control_msg() without proper error check. This resulted in
> introducing new usb core api wrapper functions usb_control_msg_send()
> and usb_control_msg_recv() by Greg KH. This patch series continue the
> clean-up using the new functions.
> 
> Himadri Pandya (4):
>   net: usbnet: use usb_control_msg_recv() and usb_control_msg_send()
>   net: sierra_net: use usb_control_msg_recv()
>   net: usb: rtl8150: use usb_control_msg_recv() and
>     usb_control_msg_send()
>   net: rndis_host: use usb_control_msg_recv() and usb_control_msg_send()
> 
>  drivers/net/usb/rndis_host.c | 44 +++++++++++++---------------------
>  drivers/net/usb/rtl8150.c    | 32 +++++--------------------
>  drivers/net/usb/sierra_net.c | 17 ++++++-------
>  drivers/net/usb/usbnet.c     | 46 ++++--------------------------------
>  4 files changed, 34 insertions(+), 105 deletions(-)
> 

Note, all of these depend on a set of patches in my usb tree, so they
should probably wait to be sent to the networking developers until after
5.10-rc1 is out.

thanks,

greg k-h


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