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SubjectRe: [PATCH] clocksource: atmel-st: Variable sr in at91rm9200_timer_interrupt() could be uninitialized
On 02/09/2019 22:56:48-0700, Yizhuo Zhai wrote:
> In function regmap_read(), there're two places which could make the read fail.
>
> First, if "reg" and "map->reg_stride" are not aligned, then remap_read() will
> return -EINVAL without initialize variable "val".
>

A quick look at of_syscon_register would show you that this is not
possible.

> Second, _regmap_read() could also fail and return error code if "val" is not
> initialized. The caller remap_read() returns the same error code, but
> at91rm9200_timer_interrupt() does not use this information.
>

How would _regmap_read fail exactly?

> On Mon, Sep 2, 2019 at 3:37 PM Alexandre Belloni
> <alexandre.belloni@bootlin.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 02/09/2019 15:29:46-0700, Yizhuo wrote:
> > > Inside function at91rm9200_timer_interrupt(), variable sr could
> > > be uninitialized if regmap_read() fails. However, sr is used
> >
> > Could you elaborate on how this could fail?
> >
> > > to decide the control flow later in the if statement, which is
> > > potentially unsafe. We could check the return value of
> > > regmap_read() and print an error here.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Yizhuo <yzhai003@ucr.edu>
> > > ---
> > > drivers/clocksource/timer-atmel-st.c | 8 +++++++-
> > > 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/clocksource/timer-atmel-st.c b/drivers/clocksource/timer-atmel-st.c
> > > index ab0aabfae5f0..061a3f27847e 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/clocksource/timer-atmel-st.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/clocksource/timer-atmel-st.c
> > > @@ -48,8 +48,14 @@ static inline unsigned long read_CRTR(void)
> > > static irqreturn_t at91rm9200_timer_interrupt(int irq, void *dev_id)
> > > {
> > > u32 sr;
> > > + int ret;
> > > +
> > > + ret = regmap_read(regmap_st, AT91_ST_SR, &sr);
> > > + if (ret) {
> > > + pr_err("Fail to read AT91_ST_SR.\n");
> > > + return ret;
> > > + }
> > >
> > > - regmap_read(regmap_st, AT91_ST_SR, &sr);
> > > sr &= irqmask;
> > >
> > > /*
> > > --
> > > 2.17.1
> > >
> >
> > --
> > Alexandre Belloni, Bootlin
> > Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
> > https://bootlin.com
>
>
>
> --
> Kind Regards,
>
> Yizhuo Zhai
>
> Computer Science, Graduate Student
> University of California, Riverside

--
Alexandre Belloni, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
https://bootlin.com

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