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From: Mark Greer <mgreer@animalcreek.com>
To: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Amit Pundir <amit.pundir@linaro.org>,
	lkml <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org,
	Samuel Ortiz <sameo@linux.intel.com>,
	Christophe Ricard <christophe.ricard@gmail.com>,
	Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org>,
	Dmitry Shmidt <dimitrysh@google.com>,
	Todd Kjos <tkjos@google.com>,
	Android Kernel Team <kernel-team@android.com>,
	Suren Baghdasaryan <surenb@google.com>
Subject: Re: [RESEND][PATCH 2/4] NFC: st21nfca: Fix memory OOB and leak issues in connectivity events handler
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:45:07 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180420164507.GA22666@animalcreek.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1524227986.21176.467.camel@linux.intel.com>

On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 03:39:46PM +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Wed, 2018-04-18 at 15:35 +0530, Amit Pundir wrote:
> 
> >  		if (skb->data[transaction->aid_len + 2] !=
> > -		    NFC_EVT_TRANSACTION_PARAMS_TAG)
> > +		    NFC_EVT_TRANSACTION_PARAMS_TAG ||
> > +		    skb->len < transaction->aid_len + transaction-
> > >params_len + 4) {
> 
> > +			devm_kfree(dev, transaction);
> 
> Oh, no.
> 
> This is not memory leak per se, this is bad choice of devm_ API where it
> should use plain kmalloc() / kfree().

Also, there is no check to see if the allocation worked at all.

Mark
--

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-20 16:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-18 10:05 [RESEND][PATCH 0/4] Few NFC fixes from android-4.14 tree Amit Pundir
2018-04-18 10:05 ` [RESEND][PATCH 1/4] NFC: st21nfca: Fix out of bounds kernel access when handling ATR_REQ Amit Pundir
2018-04-18 10:05 ` [RESEND][PATCH 2/4] NFC: st21nfca: Fix memory OOB and leak issues in connectivity events handler Amit Pundir
2018-04-20 12:39   ` Andy Shevchenko
2018-04-20 16:45     ` Mark Greer [this message]
2018-04-23 17:21       ` Amit Pundir
2018-04-23 17:20     ` Amit Pundir
2018-04-18 10:05 ` [RESEND][PATCH 3/4] NFC: Fix possible memory corruption when handling SHDLC I-Frame commands Amit Pundir
2018-04-18 10:05 ` [RESEND][PATCH 4/4] NFC: fdp: Fix possible buffer overflow in WCS4000 NFC driver Amit Pundir
2018-04-20 12:41   ` Andy Shevchenko
2018-04-23  9:16   ` Greg KH
2018-04-23 10:02     ` Amit Pundir

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