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From: Anirudh Rayabharam <>
Cc: Anirudh Rayabharam <>,,
Subject: [PATCH v6 0/2] firmware_loader: fix uaf in firmware_fallback_sysfs
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 18:02:27 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

This series fixes the use after free in firmware_fallback_sysfs reported
by syzbot at:

The first patch does some cleanup of the error codes and documents
them properly. The second patch goes on to actually fix the bug.

Changes in v6:
1. v5 didn't actually remove -EAGAIN. So, fixed that.

Changes in v5:
1. Split the patch into two patches as discussed here:

Changes in v4:
Documented the reasons behind the error codes returned from
fw_sysfs_wait_timeout() as suggested by Luis Chamberlain.

Changes in v3:
Modified the patch to incorporate suggestions by Luis Chamberlain in
order to fix the root cause instead of applying a "band-aid" kind of

Changes in v2:
1. Fixed 1 error and 1 warning (in the commit message) reported by The error was regarding the format for referring to
another commit "commit <sha> ("oneline")". The warning was for line
longer than 75 chars.

Anirudh Rayabharam (2):
  firmware_loader: use -ETIMEDOUT instead of -EAGAIN in
  firmware_loader: fix use-after-free in firmware_fallback_sysfs

 drivers/base/firmware_loader/fallback.c | 44 +++++++++++++++++--------
 drivers/base/firmware_loader/firmware.h |  6 +++-
 drivers/base/firmware_loader/main.c     |  2 ++
 3 files changed, 38 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)


             reply	other threads:[~2021-07-22 12:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-22 12:32 Anirudh Rayabharam [this message]
2021-07-22 12:32 ` [PATCH v6 1/2] firmware_loader: use -ETIMEDOUT instead of -EAGAIN in fw_load_sysfs_fallback Anirudh Rayabharam
2021-07-22 19:59   ` Luis Chamberlain
2021-07-23 13:58     ` Anirudh Rayabharam
2021-07-23 17:26       ` Luis Chamberlain
2021-07-22 12:32 ` [PATCH v6 2/2] firmware_loader: fix use-after-free in firmware_fallback_sysfs Anirudh Rayabharam

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