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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3.16 025/305] media: uvcvideo: Fix uvc_alloc_entity() allocation alignment
Hi,

On Sun, Feb 3, 2019 at 5:50 AM Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> wrote:
>
> 3.16.63-rc1 review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>
> ------------------
>
> From: Nadav Amit <namit@vmware.com>
>
> commit 89dd34caf73e28018c58cd193751e41b1f8bdc56 upstream.
>
> The use of ALIGN() in uvc_alloc_entity() is incorrect, since the size of
> (entity->pads) is not a power of two. As a stop-gap, until a better
> solution is adapted, use roundup() instead.
>
> Found by a static assertion. Compile-tested only.
>
> Fixes: 4ffc2d89f38a ("uvcvideo: Register subdevices for each entity")
>
> Signed-off-by: Nadav Amit <namit@vmware.com>
> Signed-off-by: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com>
> Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+samsung@kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
> ---
> drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_driver.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> --- a/drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_driver.c
> +++ b/drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_driver.c
> @@ -826,7 +826,7 @@ static struct uvc_entity *uvc_alloc_enti
> unsigned int size;
> unsigned int i;
>
> - extra_size = ALIGN(extra_size, sizeof(*entity->pads));
> + extra_size = roundup(extra_size, sizeof(*entity->pads));
> num_inputs = (type & UVC_TERM_OUTPUT) ? num_pads : num_pads - 1;
> size = sizeof(*entity) + extra_size + sizeof(*entity->pads) * num_pads
> + num_inputs;

Funny that this commit made its way to 3.16 but didn't make its way to
4.19 (at least checking 4.19.43). I haven't seen any actual crashes
caused by the lack of this commit but it seems like the kind of thing
we probably want picked back to other stable kernels too.

-Doug

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