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authorJesper Juhl <jj@chaosbits.net>2011-06-09 23:14:58 +0200
committerThomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>2011-06-10 10:53:42 +0200
commit13863a66c9c8a663665445cf05d68de96ff31830 (patch)
treecb7864cf23b6f26f3eb11cfe09526eb7110a0e9a /kernel/irq/manage.c
parent7f45e5cd1718ed769295033ca214032848a0097d (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-13863a66c9c8a663665445cf05d68de96ff31830.tar.gz
genirq: Prevent potential NULL dereference in irq_set_irq_wake()
In kernel/irq/manage.c::irq_set_irq_wake() we call irq_get_desc_buslock() which may return NULL, but the code dereferences the result unconditionally. irq_set_irq_wake() has lots of callers - I checked a few and I couldn't find anything that guarantees that they won't call it with some input that will cause irq_get_desc_buslock() to return NULL, so I think it's a good thing to test and -EINVAL was the most sane error code in this situation that I could think of. Not all callers test the return value of irq_set_irq_wake(), but those that do take != 0 to mean error as far as I can see, so they should be fine. I guess those that don't test actually should, but that's a different issue. Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <jj@chaosbits.net> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/alpine.LNX.2.00.1106092300360.17868@swampdragon.chaosbits.net Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel/irq/manage.c')
-rw-r--r--kernel/irq/manage.c3
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/irq/manage.c b/kernel/irq/manage.c
index d64bafb1afd0..0a7840aeb0fb 100644
--- a/kernel/irq/manage.c
+++ b/kernel/irq/manage.c
@@ -491,6 +491,9 @@ int irq_set_irq_wake(unsigned int irq, unsigned int on)
struct irq_desc *desc = irq_get_desc_buslock(irq, &flags);
int ret = 0;
+ if (!desc)
+ return -EINVAL;
+
/* wakeup-capable irqs can be shared between drivers that
* don't need to have the same sleep mode behaviors.
*/