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From: Pavel Skripkin <paskripkin@gmail.com>
To: Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net, phil@philpotter.co.uk,
	gregkh@linuxfoundation.org, straube.linux@gmail.com,
	fmdefrancesco@gmail.com
Cc: linux-staging@lists.linux.dev, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Pavel Skripkin <paskripkin@gmail.com>
Subject: [PATCH RFC 0/3] staging: r8188eu: avoid uninit value bugs
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 20:07:28 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <cover.1629479152.git.paskripkin@gmail.com> (raw)

Hi, Greg, Larry and Phillip!

I noticed, that new staging driver was added like 3 weeks ago and I decided
to look at the code, because drivers in staging directory are always buggy.

The first thing I noticed is *no one* was checking read operations result, but
it can fail and driver may start writing random stack values into registers. It
can cause driver misbehavior or device misbehavior.

To avoid this type of bugs, i've expanded read() API with error parametr,
which will be initialized to error if read fails. It helps callers to
break/return earlier and don't write random values to registers or to rely
on random values.

Why is this pacth series RFC?
  1. I don't have this device and I cannot test these changes.
  2. I don't know how to handle errors in each particular case. For now, function
     just returns or returns an error. That's all. I hope, driver maintainers will
     help with these bits.
  3. I guess, I handled not all uninit value bugs here. I hope, I fixed
     at least half of them

This series was build-tested and made on top of staging-testing branch


With regards,
Pavel Skripkin

Pavel Skripkin (3):
  staging: r8188eu: add proper rtw_read* error handling
  staging: r8188eu: add error handling to ReadFuse
  staging: r8188eu: add error argument to read_macreg

 drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_debug.c      |  79 +++-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_efuse.c      | 119 +++--
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_io.c         |  18 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_mp.c         |  38 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_mp_ioctl.c   |  20 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_pwrctrl.c    |   6 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_sreset.c     |   7 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/hal/HalPwrSeqCmd.c    |   9 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/hal/hal_com.c         |  22 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/hal/hal_intf.c        |   6 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/hal/odm_interface.c   |  12 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/hal/rtl8188e_cmd.c    |  37 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/hal/rtl8188e_dm.c     |   6 +-
 .../staging/r8188eu/hal/rtl8188e_hal_init.c   | 260 ++++++++---
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/hal/rtl8188e_phycfg.c |  26 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/hal/rtl8188e_sreset.c |  20 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/hal/rtl8188eu_led.c   |  17 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/hal/usb_halinit.c     | 412 ++++++++++++++----
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/hal/usb_ops_linux.c   |  55 ++-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/include/hal_intf.h    |   6 +-
 .../staging/r8188eu/include/rtl8188e_hal.h    |   2 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/include/rtw_efuse.h   |   4 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/include/rtw_io.h      |  18 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/include/rtw_mp.h      |   2 +-
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/os_dep/ioctl_linux.c  | 168 +++++--
 drivers/staging/r8188eu/os_dep/usb_intf.c     |   4 +-
 26 files changed, 1072 insertions(+), 301 deletions(-)

-- 
2.32.0


             reply	other threads:[~2021-08-20 17:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 118+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-20 17:07 Pavel Skripkin [this message]
2021-08-20 17:07 ` [PATCH RFC 1/3] staging: r8188eu: add proper rtw_read* error handling Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-20 21:50   ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-20 23:41   ` Phillip Potter
2021-08-21  5:55   ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-21 10:35     ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-21 12:11       ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-20 17:07 ` [PATCH RFC 2/3] staging: r8188eu: add error handling to ReadFuse Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-20 23:51   ` Phillip Potter
2021-08-21  3:59     ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-20 17:07 ` [PATCH RFC 3/3] staging: r8188eu: add error argument to read_macreg Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-20 23:18   ` Phillip Potter
2021-08-21 10:38     ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-20 23:12 ` [PATCH RFC 0/3] staging: r8188eu: avoid uninit value bugs Phillip Potter
2021-08-21 10:42   ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22  9:53 ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-22 10:09   ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 10:59     ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-22 11:34       ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-22 12:10       ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 12:39         ` Greg KH
2021-08-22 12:50           ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 13:06             ` Greg KH
2021-08-22 13:21           ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-22 13:30             ` Greg KH
2021-08-22 13:31             ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 14:35               ` [PATCH RFC v2 0/6] " Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 14:35                 ` [PATCH RFC v2 1/6] staging: r8188eu: remove {read,write}_macreg Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 14:35                 ` [PATCH RFC v2 2/6] staging: r8188eu: add helper macro for printing registers Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 14:35                 ` [PATCH RFC v2 3/6] staging: r8188eu: add error handling of rtw_read8 Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 14:35                 ` [PATCH RFC v2 4/6] staging: r8188eu: add error handling of rtw_read16 Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 14:36                 ` [PATCH RFC v2 5/6] staging: r8188eu: add error handling of rtw_read32 Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-23 23:33                   ` Phillip Potter
2021-08-24  0:10                     ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-24  6:40                       ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24  8:38                         ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-24  8:47                           ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24  8:53                             ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24  9:46                               ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-24 22:10                               ` Phillip Potter
2021-08-24 22:07                             ` Phillip Potter
2021-08-24  6:53                     ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24  7:25                     ` [PATCH v3 0/6] staging: r8188eu: avoid uninit value bugs Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24  7:27                       ` [PATCH v3 1/6] staging: r8188eu: remove {read,write}_macreg Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-26 10:39                         ` Greg KH
2021-08-26 10:40                         ` Greg KH
2021-08-24  7:27                       ` [PATCH v3 2/6] staging: r8188eu: add helper macro for printing registers Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-26 10:37                         ` Greg KH
2021-08-24  7:27                       ` [PATCH v3 3/6] staging: r8188eu: add error handling of rtw_read8 Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-25 12:05                         ` kernel test robot
2021-08-25 12:17                           ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-25 12:51                             ` Dan Carpenter
2021-08-25 13:02                               ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-25 13:34                                 ` Dan Carpenter
2021-08-25 13:44                                   ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-25 17:11                                     ` Nick Desaulniers
2021-08-26 11:08                                       ` Dan Carpenter
2021-08-25 23:45                         ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-26  5:13                           ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-26  8:21                         ` David Laight
2021-08-26  8:27                           ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-26 10:19                             ` David Laight
2021-08-26 11:21                               ` Dan Carpenter
2021-08-27  8:14                                 ` David Laight
2021-08-27  8:22                                   ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-27  9:07                         ` Dan Carpenter
2021-08-27  9:16                           ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-27  9:23                             ` Dan Carpenter
2021-08-30 11:21                         ` kernel test robot
2021-08-24  7:27                       ` [PATCH v3 4/6] staging: r8188eu: add error handling of rtw_read16 Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-25  4:35                         ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-25  8:22                           ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-25  9:48                             ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-25  9:55                               ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-25 10:06                                 ` Dan Carpenter
2021-08-25 10:13                                   ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-25 10:38                                     ` Dan Carpenter
2021-08-25 10:41                                       ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-25 11:06                                       ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-25 11:11                                         ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-25 11:31                                         ` Dan Carpenter
2021-08-25 12:11                                           ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-25 10:51                                 ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-26 10:50                         ` Greg KH
2021-08-26 10:58                           ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24  7:27                       ` [PATCH v3 5/6] staging: r8188eu: add error handling of rtw_read32 Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-25  4:40                         ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-26  8:51                         ` David Laight
2021-08-26  9:22                           ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-26  9:27                             ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-26 10:22                               ` David Laight
2021-08-26 10:55                                 ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-26 10:59                                   ` David Laight
2021-08-26 20:03                                     ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-27  7:12                                       ` gregkh
2021-08-27  7:16                                         ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24  7:27                       ` [PATCH v3 6/6] staging: r8188eu: make ReadEFuse return an int Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-25 10:13                       ` [PATCH v3 0/6] staging: r8188eu: avoid uninit value bugs Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-27  7:49                       ` Kari Argillander
2021-08-27  7:52                         ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24  6:58                   ` [PATCH RFC v2 5/6] staging: r8188eu: add error handling of rtw_read32 Dan Carpenter
2021-08-24  7:01                     ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24 15:07                       ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-22 14:36                 ` [PATCH RFC v2 6/6] staging: r8188eu: make ReadEFuse return an int Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 15:30                 ` [PATCH RFC v2 0/6] staging: r8188eu: avoid uninit value bugs Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 16:05                   ` Michael Straube
2021-08-22 16:26                     ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 23:52                       ` Phillip Potter
2021-08-22 17:36                 ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-22 17:38                   ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 20:06                     ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-22 20:19                       ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-23  0:12                 ` Phillip Potter
2021-08-23  6:38                   ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-23  6:44                   ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 16:03               ` [PATCH RFC 0/3] " Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-22 16:15                 ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-22 15:04             ` Phillip Potter

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