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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] usb: typec: tcpm: Ignore unsupported/unknown alternate mode requests
Hi,

On Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 09:30:37PM -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> TCPM may receive PD messages associated with unknown or unsupported
> alternate modes. If that happens, calls to typec_match_altmode()
> will return NULL. The tcpm code does not currently take this into
> account. This results in crashes.
>
> Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 000001f0
> pgd = 41dad9a1
> [000001f0] *pgd=00000000
> Internal error: Oops: 5 [#1] THUMB2
> Modules linked in: tcpci tcpm
> CPU: 0 PID: 2338 Comm: kworker/u2:0 Not tainted 5.1.18-sama5-armv7-r2 #6
> Hardware name: Atmel SAMA5
> Workqueue: 2-0050 tcpm_pd_rx_handler [tcpm]
> PC is at typec_altmode_attention+0x0/0x14
> LR is at tcpm_pd_rx_handler+0xa3b/0xda0 [tcpm]
> ...
> [<c03fbee8>] (typec_altmode_attention) from [<bf8030fb>]
> (tcpm_pd_rx_handler+0xa3b/0xda0 [tcpm])
> [<bf8030fb>] (tcpm_pd_rx_handler [tcpm]) from [<c012082b>]
> (process_one_work+0x123/0x2a8)
> [<c012082b>] (process_one_work) from [<c0120a6d>]
> (worker_thread+0xbd/0x3b0)
> [<c0120a6d>] (worker_thread) from [<c012431f>] (kthread+0xcf/0xf4)
> [<c012431f>] (kthread) from [<c01010f9>] (ret_from_fork+0x11/0x38)
>
> Ignore PD messages if the asociated alternate mode is not supported.
>
> Reported-by: Douglas Gilbert <dgilbert@interlog.com>
> Cc: Douglas Gilbert <dgilbert@interlog.com>
> Fixes: e9576fe8e605c ("usb: typec: tcpm: Support for Alternate Modes")
> Signed-off-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
> ---
> Taking a stab at the problem. I don't really know if this is the correct
> fix, or even if my understanding of the problem is correct, thus marking
> the patch as RFC.

My guess is that typec_match_altmode() is the real culprit. We can't
rely on the partner mode index number when identifying the port alt
mode.

Douglas, can you test the attached hack instead of this patch?


thanks,

--
heikki
diff --git a/drivers/usb/typec/tcpm/tcpm.c b/drivers/usb/typec/tcpm/tcpm.c
index ec525811a9eb..033dc097ba83 100644
--- a/drivers/usb/typec/tcpm/tcpm.c
+++ b/drivers/usb/typec/tcpm/tcpm.c
@@ -1067,12 +1067,11 @@ static int tcpm_pd_svdm(struct tcpm_port *port, const __le32 *payload, int cnt,

modep = &port->mode_data;

- adev = typec_match_altmode(port->port_altmode, ALTMODE_DISCOVERY_MAX,
- PD_VDO_VID(p[0]), PD_VDO_OPOS(p[0]));
-
pdev = typec_match_altmode(port->partner_altmode, ALTMODE_DISCOVERY_MAX,
PD_VDO_VID(p[0]), PD_VDO_OPOS(p[0]));

+ adev = (void *)typec_altmode_get_partner(pdev);
+
switch (cmd_type) {
case CMDT_INIT:
switch (cmd) {
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