[079/190] Revert "ASoC: rt5645: fix a NULL pointer dereference"
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Greg KH April 21, 2021, 12:59 p.m. UTC
This reverts commit 51dd97d1df5fb9ac58b9b358e63e67b530f6ae21.

Commits from @umn.edu addresses have been found to be submitted in "bad
faith" to try to test the kernel community's ability to review "known
malicious" changes.  The result of these submissions can be found in a
paper published at the 42nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
entitled, "Open Source Insecurity: Stealthily Introducing
Vulnerabilities via Hypocrite Commits" written by Qiushi Wu (University
of Minnesota) and Kangjie Lu (University of Minnesota).

Because of this, all submissions from this group must be reverted from
the kernel tree and will need to be re-reviewed again to determine if
they actually are a valid fix.  Until that work is complete, remove this
change to ensure that no problems are being introduced into the
codebase.

Cc: Kangjie Lu <kjlu@umn.edu>
Cc: Mark Brown <broonie@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
---
 sound/soc/codecs/rt5645.c | 3 ---
 1 file changed, 3 deletions(-)

Comments

Greg KH April 27, 2021, 4:36 p.m. UTC | #1
On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 02:59:14PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> This reverts commit 51dd97d1df5fb9ac58b9b358e63e67b530f6ae21.
> 
> Commits from @umn.edu addresses have been found to be submitted in "bad
> faith" to try to test the kernel community's ability to review "known
> malicious" changes.  The result of these submissions can be found in a
> paper published at the 42nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
> entitled, "Open Source Insecurity: Stealthily Introducing
> Vulnerabilities via Hypocrite Commits" written by Qiushi Wu (University
> of Minnesota) and Kangjie Lu (University of Minnesota).
> 
> Because of this, all submissions from this group must be reverted from
> the kernel tree and will need to be re-reviewed again to determine if
> they actually are a valid fix.  Until that work is complete, remove this
> change to ensure that no problems are being introduced into the
> codebase.
> 
> Cc: Kangjie Lu <kjlu@umn.edu>
> Cc: Mark Brown <broonie@kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> ---
>  sound/soc/codecs/rt5645.c | 3 ---
>  1 file changed, 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/sound/soc/codecs/rt5645.c b/sound/soc/codecs/rt5645.c
> index 63a7e052eaa0..ab06133a85da 100644
> --- a/sound/soc/codecs/rt5645.c
> +++ b/sound/soc/codecs/rt5645.c
> @@ -3407,9 +3407,6 @@ static int rt5645_probe(struct snd_soc_component *component)
>  		RT5645_HWEQ_NUM, sizeof(struct rt5645_eq_param_s),
>  		GFP_KERNEL);
>  
> -	if (!rt5645->eq_param)
> -		return -ENOMEM;
> -
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -- 
> 2.31.1
> 

Lots of things seem to be still allocated here, when this returns, so
I'm going to keep this revert and go back to it later and try to fix it
up properly...

thanks,

greg k-h

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diff --git a/sound/soc/codecs/rt5645.c b/sound/soc/codecs/rt5645.c
index 63a7e052eaa0..ab06133a85da 100644
--- a/sound/soc/codecs/rt5645.c
+++ b/sound/soc/codecs/rt5645.c
@@ -3407,9 +3407,6 @@  static int rt5645_probe(struct snd_soc_component *component)
 		RT5645_HWEQ_NUM, sizeof(struct rt5645_eq_param_s),
 		GFP_KERNEL);
 
-	if (!rt5645->eq_param)
-		return -ENOMEM;
-
 	return 0;
 }