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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] usb: typec: tcpm: Ignore unsupported/unknown alternate mode requests
On Thu, Aug 01, 2019 at 06:07:09PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 12:55:55PM +0300, Heikki Krogerus wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 30, 2019 at 06:28:52AM -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> > > On 7/30/19 5:07 AM, Heikki Krogerus wrote:
> > > > On Mon, Jul 29, 2019 at 10:31:04AM -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> > > > > On Mon, Jul 29, 2019 at 05:04:57PM +0300, Heikki Krogerus wrote:
> > > > > > 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);
> > > > > > +
> > > > >
> > > > > I understand that typec_altmode_get_partner() returns a const *;
> > > > > maybe adev should be declared as const struct typec_altmode *
> > > > > instead of using a typecast.
> > > >
> > > > Yes...
> > > >
> > > > > Also, typec_altmode_get_partner() can return NULL as well if pdev is NULL.
> > > > > Is it guaranteed that typec_match_altmode() never returns NULL for pdev ?
> > > >
> > > > ...and probable no. But I don't think we can receive Attention to a
> > > > mode that hasn't been entered.
> > > >
> > >
> > > If I understand correctly, the Attention was generated by a test system.
> > > What prevents badly implemented code in the connected system from sending
> > > such an Attention message ?
> >
> > Oh, if that is the case, then I don't think my change has any effect.
> > I misunderstood the scenario. Sorry for that.
> >
> > I think we should use your patch to fix this issue.
>
> So is this an "ack"? I'm confused as to if this patch should be applied
> or not...

I meant to ack it, sorry. Here:

Acked-by: Heikki Krogerus <heikki.krogerus@linux.intel.com>

--
heikki

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