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From: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
To: Wenli Looi <wlooi@ucalgary.ca>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	linux-staging@lists.linux.dev, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Arend van Spriel <aspriel@gmail.com>,
	Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: rtl8723bs: Fix uninitialized variables
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2021 10:20:14 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210608072014.GZ1955@kadam> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210608064620.74059-1-wlooi@ucalgary.ca>

If you run get_maintainer.pl on the patch then adds the developers from
the Fixes tags so they can review the patch.  I've added them but it's
harder for them to review when they can't apply the patch...

Anyway, it looks good.  Thanks!

Reviewed-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>

regards,
dan carpenter

On Mon, Jun 07, 2021 at 11:46:20PM -0700, Wenli Looi wrote:
> The sinfo.pertid and sinfo.generation variables are not initialized and
> it causes a crash when we use this as a wireless access point.
> 
> [  456.873025] ------------[ cut here ]------------
> [  456.878198] kernel BUG at mm/slub.c:3968!
> [  456.882680] Internal error: Oops - BUG: 0 [#1] PREEMPT SMP ARM
> 
>   [ snip ]
> 
> [  457.271004] Backtrace:
> [  457.273733] [<c02b7ee4>] (kfree) from [<c0e2a470>] (nl80211_send_station+0x954/0xfc4)
> [  457.282481]  r9:eccca0c0 r8:e8edfec0 r7:00000000 r6:00000011 r5:e80a9480 r4:e8edfe00
> [  457.291132] [<c0e29b1c>] (nl80211_send_station) from [<c0e2b18c>] (cfg80211_new_sta+0x90/0x1cc)
> [  457.300850]  r10:e80a9480 r9:e8edfe00 r8:ea678cca r7:00000a20 r6:00000000 r5:ec46d000
> [  457.309586]  r4:ec46d9e0
> [  457.312433] [<c0e2b0fc>] (cfg80211_new_sta) from [<bf086684>] (rtw_cfg80211_indicate_sta_assoc+0x80/0x9c [r8723bs])
> [  457.324095]  r10:00009930 r9:e85b9d80 r8:bf091050 r7:00000000 r6:00000000 r5:0000001c
> [  457.332831]  r4:c1606788
> [  457.335692] [<bf086604>] (rtw_cfg80211_indicate_sta_assoc [r8723bs]) from [<bf03df38>] (rtw_stassoc_event_callback+0x1c8/0x1d4 [r8723bs])
> [  457.349489]  r7:ea678cc0 r6:000000a1 r5:f1225f84 r4:f086b000
> [  457.355845] [<bf03dd70>] (rtw_stassoc_event_callback [r8723bs]) from [<bf048e4c>] (mlme_evt_hdl+0x8c/0xb4 [r8723bs])
> [  457.367601]  r7:c1604900 r6:f086c4b8 r5:00000000 r4:f086c000
> [  457.373959] [<bf048dc0>] (mlme_evt_hdl [r8723bs]) from [<bf03693c>] (rtw_cmd_thread+0x198/0x3d8 [r8723bs])
> [  457.384744]  r5:f086e000 r4:f086c000
> [  457.388754] [<bf0367a4>] (rtw_cmd_thread [r8723bs]) from [<c014a214>] (kthread+0x170/0x174)
> [  457.398083]  r10:ed7a57e8 r9:bf0367a4 r8:f086b000 r7:e8ede000 r6:00000000 r5:e9975200
> [  457.406828]  r4:e8369900
> [  457.409653] [<c014a0a4>] (kthread) from [<c01010e8>] (ret_from_fork+0x14/0x2c)
> [  457.417718] Exception stack(0xe8edffb0 to 0xe8edfff8)
> [  457.423356] ffa0:                                     00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> [  457.432492] ffc0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> [  457.441618] ffe0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000013 00000000
> [  457.449006]  r10:00000000 r9:00000000 r8:00000000 r7:00000000 r6:00000000 r5:c014a0a4
> [  457.457750]  r4:e9975200
> [  457.460574] Code: 1a000003 e5953004 e3130001 1a000000 (e7f001f2)
> [  457.467381] ---[ end trace 4acbc8c15e9e6aa7 ]---
> 
> Link: https://forum.armbian.com/topic/14727-wifi-ap-kernel-bug-in-kernel-5444/
> Fixes: 8689c051a201 ("cfg80211: dynamically allocate per-tid stats for station info")
> Fixes: f5ea9120be2e ("nl80211: add generation number to all dumps")
> Signed-off-by: Wenli Looi <wlooi@ucalgary.ca>
> ---
>  drivers/staging/rtl8723bs/os_dep/ioctl_cfg80211.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8723bs/os_dep/ioctl_cfg80211.c b/drivers/staging/rtl8723bs/os_dep/ioctl_cfg80211.c
> index 9a6e47877..2b45df79c 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/rtl8723bs/os_dep/ioctl_cfg80211.c
> +++ b/drivers/staging/rtl8723bs/os_dep/ioctl_cfg80211.c
> @@ -2084,7 +2084,7 @@ void rtw_cfg80211_indicate_sta_assoc(struct adapter *padapter, u8 *pmgmt_frame,
>  	struct net_device *ndev = padapter->pnetdev;
>  
>  	{
> -		struct station_info sinfo;
> +		struct station_info sinfo = {};
>  		u8 ie_offset;
>  		if (GetFrameSubType(pmgmt_frame) == WIFI_ASSOCREQ)
>  			ie_offset = _ASOCREQ_IE_OFFSET_;
> -- 
> 2.25.1
> 

      reply	other threads:[~2021-06-08  7:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-06  7:00 [PATCH] staging: rtl8723bs: Fix uninitialized variable Wenli Looi
2021-06-06  7:13 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-06-06  7:51   ` Wenli Looi
2021-06-06  8:00     ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-06-06  8:09       ` Wenli Looi
2021-06-06  8:45         ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-06-06 18:46           ` [PATCH v2] " Wenli Looi
2021-06-07  8:35             ` Dan Carpenter
2021-06-07  8:46               ` Dan Carpenter
2021-06-08  6:35                 ` Wenli Looi
2021-06-07  8:33 ` [PATCH] " Dan Carpenter
2021-06-07  9:23   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-06-07 10:43     ` Dan Carpenter
2021-06-08  6:46   ` [PATCH] staging: rtl8723bs: Fix uninitialized variables Wenli Looi
2021-06-08  7:20     ` Dan Carpenter [this message]

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