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From: Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@google.com>
To: Oliver Neukum <oneukum@suse.com>
Cc: syzbot <syzbot+6966546b78d050bb0b5d@syzkaller.appspotmail.com>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Alexander Potapenko <glider@google.com>,
	syzkaller-bugs <syzkaller-bugs@googlegroups.com>,
	steve.glendinning@shawell.net,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	USB list <linux-usb@vger.kernel.org>,
	netdev <netdev@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: KMSAN: uninit-value in smsc75xx_bind
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 17:08:21 +0200
Message-ID: <CAAeHK+zzj_+Qvm217KO2OHnfBMWbepP0Y-OYTWpOw3ghe5ji=g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1565700220.7043.8.camel@suse.com>

On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 2:43 PM Oliver Neukum <oneukum@suse.com> wrote:
>
> Am Freitag, den 09.08.2019, 01:48 -0700 schrieb syzbot:
> > Hello,
> >
> > syzbot found the following crash on:
> >
> > HEAD commit:    beaab8a3 fix KASAN build
> > git tree:       kmsan
>
> [..]
> > Call Trace:
> >   __dump_stack lib/dump_stack.c:77 [inline]
> >   dump_stack+0x191/0x1f0 lib/dump_stack.c:113
> >   kmsan_report+0x162/0x2d0 mm/kmsan/kmsan_report.c:109
> >   __msan_warning+0x75/0xe0 mm/kmsan/kmsan_instr.c:294
> >   smsc75xx_wait_ready drivers/net/usb/smsc75xx.c:976 [inline]
> >   smsc75xx_bind+0x541/0x12d0 drivers/net/usb/smsc75xx.c:1483
>
> >
> > Local variable description: ----buf.i93@smsc75xx_bind
> > Variable was created at:
> >   __smsc75xx_read_reg drivers/net/usb/smsc75xx.c:83 [inline]
> >   smsc75xx_wait_ready drivers/net/usb/smsc75xx.c:969 [inline]
> >   smsc75xx_bind+0x44c/0x12d0 drivers/net/usb/smsc75xx.c:1483
> >   usbnet_probe+0x10d3/0x3950 drivers/net/usb/usbnet.c:1722
>
> Hi,
>
> this looks like a false positive to me.
> The offending code is likely this:
>
>         if (size) {
>                 buf = kmalloc(size, GFP_KERNEL);
>                 if (!buf)
>                         goto out;
>         }
>
>         err = usb_control_msg(dev->udev, usb_rcvctrlpipe(dev->udev, 0),
>                               cmd, reqtype, value, index, buf, size,
>                               USB_CTRL_GET_TIMEOUT);
>
> which uses 'buf' uninitialized. But it is used for input.
> What is happening here?

AFAICS, the uninitialized use of buf that KMSAN points out is in the
"if (buf & PMT_CTL_DEV_RDY)"  statement in smsc75xx_wait_ready(). Does
__smsc75xx_read_reg/usb_control_msg() always initialize buf? Can it
just initialize the first few bytes for example?

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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-09  8:48 syzbot
2019-08-13 12:43 ` Oliver Neukum
2019-08-13 15:08   ` Andrey Konovalov [this message]
2019-08-14 10:16     ` Oliver Neukum

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