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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ALSA: usb-audio: fix set_format altsetting sanity check
On Fri, 20 Dec 2019 11:23:15 +0100,
Johan Hovold wrote:
>
> On Fri, Dec 20, 2019 at 10:46:50AM +0100, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > On Fri, 20 Dec 2019 10:31:34 +0100,
> > Johan Hovold wrote:
> > >
> > > Make sure to check the return value of usb_altnum_to_altsetting() to
> > > avoid dereferencing a NULL pointer when the requested alternate settings
> > > is missing.
> > >
> > > The format altsetting number may come from a quirk table and there does
> > > not seem to be any other validation of it (the corresponding index is
> > > checked however).
> > >
> > > Fixes: b099b9693d23 ("ALSA: usb-audio: Avoid superfluous usb_set_interface() calls")
> > > Cc: stable <stable@vger.kernel.org> # 4.18
> > > Signed-off-by: Johan Hovold <johan@kernel.org>
> > > ---
> > > sound/usb/pcm.c | 4 ++--
> > > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/sound/usb/pcm.c b/sound/usb/pcm.c
> > > index 9c8930bb00c8..73dd9d21bb42 100644
> > > --- a/sound/usb/pcm.c
> > > +++ b/sound/usb/pcm.c
> > > @@ -506,9 +506,9 @@ static int set_format(struct snd_usb_substream *subs, struct audioformat *fmt)
> > > if (WARN_ON(!iface))
> > > return -EINVAL;
> > > alts = usb_altnum_to_altsetting(iface, fmt->altsetting);
> > > - altsd = get_iface_desc(alts);
> > > - if (WARN_ON(altsd->bAlternateSetting != fmt->altsetting))
> > > + if (WARN_ON(!alts))
> > > return -EINVAL;
> >
> > Do we need WARN_ON() here? If this may hit on syzbot, it'll stop at
> > this point because of panic_on_warn.
>
> Yeah, I considered that too and decided to leave it in. Just like for
> the WARN_ON(iface), those numbers should be verified at probe.
>
> I tried tracking where fmt->altsetting comes from, and it seems like
> a sanity check needs to be added at least to create_fixed_stream_quirk()
> where, for example, fmt->iface, fmt->altset_idx and the number of
> endpoints are verified.
>
> If there are other paths that can end up setting these fields to invalid
> values, we want that WARN_ON() in there so we can fix those.

Fair enough.

I applied now as-is. Thanks!


Takashi

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