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SubjectRe: [PATCH][next] hwmon: corsair-psu: fix unintentional sign extension issue
On Thu, Nov 05, 2020 at 11:50:19AM +0000, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
>
> The shifting of the u8 integer data[3] by 24 bits to the left will
> be promoted to a 32 bit signed int and then sign-extended to a
> long. In the event that the top bit of data[3] is set then all
> then all the upper 32 bits of a 64 bit long end up as also being
> set because of the sign-extension. Fix this by casting data[3] to
> a long before the shift.
>
> Addresses-Coverity: ("Unintended sign extension")
> Fixes: ce15cd2cee8b ("hwmon: add Corsair PSU HID controller driver")
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>

I wasn't sure if I am going to get another version of this patch.
Either case, I applied this now.

Guenter

> ---
> drivers/hwmon/corsair-psu.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/hwmon/corsair-psu.c b/drivers/hwmon/corsair-psu.c
> index e92d0376e7ac..5d19a888231a 100644
> --- a/drivers/hwmon/corsair-psu.c
> +++ b/drivers/hwmon/corsair-psu.c
> @@ -241,7 +241,7 @@ static int corsairpsu_get_value(struct corsairpsu_data *priv, u8 cmd, u8 rail, l
> * the LINEAR11 conversion are the watts values which are about 1200 for the strongest psu
> * supported (HX1200i)
> */
> - tmp = (data[3] << 24) + (data[2] << 16) + (data[1] << 8) + data[0];
> + tmp = ((long)data[3] << 24) + (data[2] << 16) + (data[1] << 8) + data[0];
> switch (cmd) {
> case PSU_CMD_IN_VOLTS:
> case PSU_CMD_IN_AMPS:

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