[tpmdd-devel,v5,4/5] Initialize TPM and get durations and timeouts
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Message ID 20160212231912.GA7034@obsidianresearch.com
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Jason Gunthorpe Feb. 12, 2016, 11:19 p.m. UTC
On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 05:47:11PM -0500, Stefan Berger wrote:

>    Also I am zeroing tpm_chip and vtpm_dev structures before the free.
>    Nothing bad happens in any combination of device opening / closing
>    tests I did.

That won't help detect use after free.

You won't be able to find this with open/close testing, a RPC has to
be done on /dev/tpmX at the right time, and even if there is some
tricky reason why cdev works, kapi doesn't have any protection.

Try this, lets make the user-after-free into a
null-pointer-deref. Much easier to spot.

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--- a/drivers/char/tpm/tpm-chip.c
+++ b/drivers/char/tpm/tpm-chip.c
@@ -305,6 +305,8 @@  void tpm_chip_unregister(struct tpm_chip *chip)
 		sysfs_remove_link(&chip->pdev->kobj, "ppi");
+	chip->priv = NULL;
+	chip->ops = NULL;