Patchwork cfg80211: fix error path in cfg80211_wext_siwscan

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Submitter Johannes Berg
Date Dec. 23, 2009, 2:33 p.m.
Message ID <1261578815.7304.7.camel@johannes.local>
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Permalink /patch/41669/
State Not Applicable
Delegated to: David Miller
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Johannes Berg - Dec. 23, 2009, 2:33 p.m.
If there's an invalid channel or SSID, the code leaks
the scan request. Always free the scan request, unless
it was successfully given to the driver.

Reported-by: Dan Carpenter <error27@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
---
I kinda prefer this, thoughts?

 net/wireless/scan.c |   13 +++++++++----
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)



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Dan Carpenter - Dec. 23, 2009, 2:46 p.m.
On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 03:33:35PM +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> If there's an invalid channel or SSID, the code leaks
> the scan request. Always free the scan request, unless
> it was successfully given to the driver.
> 
> Reported-by: Dan Carpenter <error27@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
> ---
> I kinda prefer this, thoughts?
> 

Looks good.

Acked-by: Dan Carpenter <error27@gmail.com>

regards,
dan carpenter

>  net/wireless/scan.c |   13 +++++++++----
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> --- wireless-testing.orig/net/wireless/scan.c	2009-12-23 15:27:20.000000000 +0100
> +++ wireless-testing/net/wireless/scan.c	2009-12-23 15:32:52.000000000 +0100
> @@ -601,7 +601,7 @@ int cfg80211_wext_siwscan(struct net_dev
>  	struct cfg80211_registered_device *rdev;
>  	struct wiphy *wiphy;
>  	struct iw_scan_req *wreq = NULL;
> -	struct cfg80211_scan_request *creq;
> +	struct cfg80211_scan_request *creq = NULL;
>  	int i, err, n_channels = 0;
>  	enum ieee80211_band band;
>  
> @@ -694,8 +694,10 @@ int cfg80211_wext_siwscan(struct net_dev
>  	/* translate "Scan for SSID" request */
>  	if (wreq) {
>  		if (wrqu->data.flags & IW_SCAN_THIS_ESSID) {
> -			if (wreq->essid_len > IEEE80211_MAX_SSID_LEN)
> -				return -EINVAL;
> +			if (wreq->essid_len > IEEE80211_MAX_SSID_LEN) {
> +				err = -EINVAL;
> +				goto out;
> +			}
>  			memcpy(creq->ssids[0].ssid, wreq->essid, wreq->essid_len);
>  			creq->ssids[0].ssid_len = wreq->essid_len;
>  		}
> @@ -707,12 +709,15 @@ int cfg80211_wext_siwscan(struct net_dev
>  	err = rdev->ops->scan(wiphy, dev, creq);
>  	if (err) {
>  		rdev->scan_req = NULL;
> -		kfree(creq);
> +		/* creq will be freed below */
>  	} else {
>  		nl80211_send_scan_start(rdev, dev);
> +		/* creq now owned by driver */
> +		creq = NULL;
>  		dev_hold(dev);
>  	}
>   out:
> +	kfree(creq);
>  	cfg80211_unlock_rdev(rdev);
>  	return err;
>  }
> 
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Patch

--- wireless-testing.orig/net/wireless/scan.c	2009-12-23 15:27:20.000000000 +0100
+++ wireless-testing/net/wireless/scan.c	2009-12-23 15:32:52.000000000 +0100
@@ -601,7 +601,7 @@  int cfg80211_wext_siwscan(struct net_dev
 	struct cfg80211_registered_device *rdev;
 	struct wiphy *wiphy;
 	struct iw_scan_req *wreq = NULL;
-	struct cfg80211_scan_request *creq;
+	struct cfg80211_scan_request *creq = NULL;
 	int i, err, n_channels = 0;
 	enum ieee80211_band band;
 
@@ -694,8 +694,10 @@  int cfg80211_wext_siwscan(struct net_dev
 	/* translate "Scan for SSID" request */
 	if (wreq) {
 		if (wrqu->data.flags & IW_SCAN_THIS_ESSID) {
-			if (wreq->essid_len > IEEE80211_MAX_SSID_LEN)
-				return -EINVAL;
+			if (wreq->essid_len > IEEE80211_MAX_SSID_LEN) {
+				err = -EINVAL;
+				goto out;
+			}
 			memcpy(creq->ssids[0].ssid, wreq->essid, wreq->essid_len);
 			creq->ssids[0].ssid_len = wreq->essid_len;
 		}
@@ -707,12 +709,15 @@  int cfg80211_wext_siwscan(struct net_dev
 	err = rdev->ops->scan(wiphy, dev, creq);
 	if (err) {
 		rdev->scan_req = NULL;
-		kfree(creq);
+		/* creq will be freed below */
 	} else {
 		nl80211_send_scan_start(rdev, dev);
+		/* creq now owned by driver */
+		creq = NULL;
 		dev_hold(dev);
 	}
  out:
+	kfree(creq);
 	cfg80211_unlock_rdev(rdev);
 	return err;
 }