Re: [PATCH][next] wil6210: fix wil_cid_valid with negative cid values

From: Kalle Valo
Date: Wed Sep 04 2019 - 02:05:53 EST

Colin King <colin.king@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> There are several occasions where a negative cid value is passed
> into wil_cid_valid and this is converted into a u8 causing the
> range check of cid >= 0 to always succeed. Fix this by making
> the cid argument an int to handle any -ve error value of cid.
> An example of this behaviour is in wil_cfg80211_dump_station,
> where cid is assigned -ENOENT if the call to wil_find_cid_by_idx
> fails, and this -ve value is passed to wil_cid_valid. I believe
> that the conversion of -ENOENT to the u8 value 254 which is
> greater than wil->max_assoc_sta causes wil_find_cid_by_idx to
> currently work fine, but I think is by luck and not the
> intended behaviour.
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Maya Erez <merez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Kalle Valo <kvalo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Patch applied to ath-next branch of ath.git, thanks.

23bb9f692b66 wil6210: fix wil_cid_valid with negative cid values