[PATCH v2 2/3] staging: gigaset: fix illegal free on probe errors

Johan Hovold johan at kernel.org
Mon Dec 2 08:56:09 UTC 2019


The driver failed to initialise its receive-buffer pointer, something
which could lead to an illegal free on late probe errors.

Fix this by making sure to clear all driver data at allocation.

Fixes: 2032e2c2309d ("usb_gigaset: code cleanup")
Cc: stable <stable at vger.kernel.org>     # 2.6.33
Cc: Tilman Schmidt <tilman at imap.cc>
Signed-off-by: Johan Hovold <johan at kernel.org>
---
 drivers/staging/isdn/gigaset/usb-gigaset.c | 6 +-----
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/isdn/gigaset/usb-gigaset.c b/drivers/staging/isdn/gigaset/usb-gigaset.c
index 5e393e7dde45..a84722d83bc6 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/isdn/gigaset/usb-gigaset.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/isdn/gigaset/usb-gigaset.c
@@ -571,8 +571,7 @@ static int gigaset_initcshw(struct cardstate *cs)
 {
 	struct usb_cardstate *ucs;
 
-	cs->hw.usb = ucs =
-		kmalloc(sizeof(struct usb_cardstate), GFP_KERNEL);
+	cs->hw.usb = ucs = kzalloc(sizeof(struct usb_cardstate), GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (!ucs) {
 		pr_err("out of memory\n");
 		return -ENOMEM;
@@ -584,9 +583,6 @@ static int gigaset_initcshw(struct cardstate *cs)
 	ucs->bchars[3] = 0;
 	ucs->bchars[4] = 0x11;
 	ucs->bchars[5] = 0x13;
-	ucs->bulk_out_buffer = NULL;
-	ucs->bulk_out_urb = NULL;
-	ucs->read_urb = NULL;
 	tasklet_init(&cs->write_tasklet,
 		     gigaset_modem_fill, (unsigned long) cs);
 
-- 
2.24.0



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