[109/190] Revert "usb: sierra: fix a missing check of device_create_file"
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Greg KH April 21, 2021, 12:59 p.m. UTC
This reverts commit 1a137b47ce6bd4f4b14662d2f5ace913ea7ffbf8.

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: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
---
 drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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Greg KH April 27, 2021, 2:38 p.m. UTC | #1
On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 02:59:44PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> This reverts commit 1a137b47ce6bd4f4b14662d2f5ace913ea7ffbf8.
> 
> 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: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> ---
>  drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c | 4 +++-
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c b/drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c
> index b9f78ef3edc3..0f5c9cd8535f 100644
> --- a/drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c
> +++ b/drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c
> @@ -190,6 +190,8 @@ int sierra_ms_init(struct us_data *us)
>  		kfree(swocInfo);
>  	}
>  complete:
> -	return device_create_file(&us->pusb_intf->dev, &dev_attr_truinst);
> +	result = device_create_file(&us->pusb_intf->dev, &dev_attr_truinst);
> +
> +	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -- 
> 2.31.1

The original change here was correct, now dropping this patch.

greg k-h
>

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diff --git a/drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c b/drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c
index b9f78ef3edc3..0f5c9cd8535f 100644
--- a/drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c
+++ b/drivers/usb/storage/sierra_ms.c
@@ -190,6 +190,8 @@  int sierra_ms_init(struct us_data *us)
 		kfree(swocInfo);
 	}
 complete:
-	return device_create_file(&us->pusb_intf->dev, &dev_attr_truinst);
+	result = device_create_file(&us->pusb_intf->dev, &dev_attr_truinst);
+
+	return 0;
 }