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* [PATCH v2] Fix segmentation fault in trace-cmd record on invalid event hooks
@ 2019-10-24 12:45 Slavomir Kaslev
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From: Slavomir Kaslev @ 2019-10-24 12:45 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: rostedt; +Cc: linux-trace-devel

Currently passing an invalid event hook to trace-cmd record causes a
segmentation fault, e.g.

$ sudo trace-cmd record -e irq -H foobar
  Invalid hook format 'foobar'
  Segmentation fault

Fix this by checking the return value of tracecmd_create_event_hook().

Signed-off-by: Slavomir Kaslev <>
Changes in v2:
 - fixed commit message

 tracecmd/trace-record.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/tracecmd/trace-record.c b/tracecmd/trace-record.c
index c65731f..0596b63 100644
--- a/tracecmd/trace-record.c
+++ b/tracecmd/trace-record.c
@@ -4632,6 +4632,8 @@ static void add_hook(struct buffer_instance *instance, const char *arg)
 	struct hook_list *hook;

 	hook = tracecmd_create_event_hook(arg);
+	if (!hook)
+		die("Failed to create event hook %s", arg);

 	hook->instance = instance;
 	hook->next = hooks;

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