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From: Peilin Ye <yepeilin.cs@gmail.com>
To: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil@xs4all.nl>
Cc: syzkaller-bugs@googlegroups.com,
	linux-kernel-mentees@lists.linuxfoundation.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-media@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] v4l2-tpg: Fix global-out-of-bounds read in precalculate_color()
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 11:16:56 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200819151656.GA106705@PWN> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <774bcf2d-c8eb-086a-3569-c7e530d8a63d@xs4all.nl>

Hi Mr. Verkuil,

On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 04:26:28PM +0200, Hans Verkuil wrote:
> Hi Peilin,
> 
> On 10/08/2020 07:05, Peilin Ye wrote:
> > precalculate_color() is reading out of `sin` since `tpg->hue` is not being
> > properly checked. Fix it. `cos` is safe, as long as `tpg->hue` is higher
> > than or equal to -192.
> 
> Thank you for this patch, but there is something I don't understand, namely
> just *how* tpg->hue can be out-of-range.
> 
> From what I can see vivid sets hue via tpg_s_hue() when the V4L2_CID_HUE control
> is set. But that control has a range of -128...128, so ctrl->val should always be in
> that range.
> 
> I would really like to know 1) what the value of tpg->hue actually is when it goes
> out of range, and 2) who is changing it to that value. Can you do a bit more digging?

Sure, of course! I will try to figure that out first.

Thank you,
Peilin

> That said, it makes sense that precalculate_color() avoids reading out-of-bounds.
> 
> > 
> > Fixes: 63881df94d3e ("[media] vivid: add the Test Pattern Generator")
> > Reported-and-tested-by: syzbot+02d9172bf4c43104cd70@syzkaller.appspotmail.com
> > Link: https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?id=db50123c788e2cc5a9d90de569c398b66293ee48
> > Signed-off-by: Peilin Ye <yepeilin.cs@gmail.com>
> > ---
> >  drivers/media/common/v4l2-tpg/v4l2-tpg-core.c | 3 +++
> >  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> > 
> > diff --git a/drivers/media/common/v4l2-tpg/v4l2-tpg-core.c b/drivers/media/common/v4l2-tpg/v4l2-tpg-core.c
> > index 50f1e0b28b25..52205fe096f7 100644
> > --- a/drivers/media/common/v4l2-tpg/v4l2-tpg-core.c
> > +++ b/drivers/media/common/v4l2-tpg/v4l2-tpg-core.c
> > @@ -930,6 +930,9 @@ static void precalculate_color(struct tpg_data *tpg, int k)
> >  		/* Implement these operations */
> >  		int tmp_cb, tmp_cr;
> >  
> > +		if (tpg->hue < -128 || tpg->hue > 128)
> > +			return;
> 
> Rather than returning here, I prefer to just clamp tpg->hue to the valid range.
> 
> I'd be willing to merge a patch that clamps tpg->hue (it certainly doesn't hurt),
> but I also would like to understand how it can be out of range in the first place.
> I have the feeling that this is a symptom of another problem elsewhere.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> 	Hans
> 
> > +
> >  		/* First convert to YCbCr */
> >  
> >  		color_to_ycbcr(tpg, r, g, b, &y, &cb, &cr);
> > 
> 
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  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-19 15:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-10  5:05 [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] v4l2-tpg: Fix global-out-of-bounds read in precalculate_color() Peilin Ye
2020-08-19 14:26 ` Hans Verkuil
2020-08-19 15:16   ` Peilin Ye [this message]
2020-08-21  9:48   ` Peilin Ye
2020-08-21 10:12     ` Hans Verkuil
2020-08-21 10:26       ` Peilin Ye
2020-08-21 12:46 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2] vivid: " Peilin Ye

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