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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3.16 025/305] media: uvcvideo: Fix uvc_alloc_entity() allocation alignment
On Fri, Jun 07, 2019 at 08:09:27AM -0700, Doug Anderson wrote:
> 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.

Good idea, now queued up.

greg k-h

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