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From: Kalle Valo <kvalo@codeaurora.org>
To: Pavel Skripkin <paskripkin@gmail.com>
Cc: ath9k-devel@qca.qualcomm.com, davem@davemloft.net,
	linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	syzbot+03110230a11411024147@syzkaller.appspotmail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: ath9k: fix use-after-free in ath9k_hif_usb_rx_cb
Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 12:06:17 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87sfznaqnq.fsf@codeaurora.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210804194841.14544-1-paskripkin@gmail.com> (Pavel Skripkin's message of "Wed, 4 Aug 2021 22:48:41 +0300")

Pavel Skripkin <paskripkin@gmail.com> writes:

> Syzbot reported use-after-free Read in ath9k_hif_usb_rx_cb(). The
> problem was in incorrect htc_handle->drv_priv initialization.
>
> Probable call trace which can trigger use-after-free:
>
> ath9k_htc_probe_device()
>   /* htc_handle->drv_priv = priv; */
>   ath9k_htc_wait_for_target()      <--- Failed
>   ieee80211_free_hw()		   <--- priv pointer is freed
>
> <IRQ>
> ...
> ath9k_hif_usb_rx_cb()
>   ath9k_hif_usb_rx_stream()
>    RX_STAT_INC()		<--- htc_handle->drv_priv access
>
> In order to not add fancy protection for drv_priv we can move
> htc_handle->drv_priv initialization at the end of the
> ath9k_htc_probe_device() and add helper macro to make
> all *_STAT_* macros NULL save.
>
> Also, I made whitespaces clean ups in *_STAT_* macros definitions
> to make checkpatch.pl happy.

Separate patch for cleanups, please.

> Fixes: fb9987d0f748 ("ath9k_htc: Support for AR9271 chipset.")
> Reported-and-tested-by: syzbot+03110230a11411024147@syzkaller.appspotmail.com
> Signed-off-by: Pavel Skripkin <paskripkin@gmail.com>
> ---
>
> Hi, ath9k maintainer/developers!
>
> I know, that you do not like changes, that wasn't tested on real
> hardware. I really don't access to this one, so I'd like you to test it on
> real hardware piece, if you have one. At least, this patch was tested by
> syzbot [1]
>
> [1] https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?id=6ead44e37afb6866ac0c7dd121b4ce07cb665f60

syzbot does not equal testing on real hardware. Can someone test or
review this, please?

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-08-06  9:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-04 19:48 Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-04 19:57 ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-31 10:43   ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-09-19 17:28     ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-09-22 16:42       ` [PATCH RESEND] " Pavel Skripkin
2021-10-02 13:05         ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-10-02 13:11           ` Kalle Valo
2021-10-02 13:14             ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-06  9:06 ` Kalle Valo [this message]
2021-08-13 15:01 ` [PATCH] " Pavel Skripkin

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