Re: [PATCH 063/190] Revert "hdlcdrv: replace unnecessary assertion in hdlcdrv_register"
From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Tue Apr 27 2021 - 14:40:05 EST
On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 02:58:58PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> This reverts commit a886ca6fcfffd337482352f383c1002c72786b17.
> Commits from @umn.edu addresses have been found to be submitted in "bad
> faith" to try to test the kernel community's ability to review "known
> malicious" changes. The result of these submissions can be found in a
> paper published at the 42nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
> entitled, "Open Source Insecurity: Stealthily Introducing
> Vulnerabilities via Hypocrite Commits" written by Qiushi Wu (University
> of Minnesota) and Kangjie Lu (University of Minnesota).
> Because of this, all submissions from this group must be reverted from
> the kernel tree and will need to be re-reviewed again to determine if
> they actually are a valid fix. Until that work is complete, remove this
> change to ensure that no problems are being introduced into the
> Cc: Aditya Pakki <pakki001@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: David S. Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> drivers/net/hamradio/hdlcdrv.c | 2 ++
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/drivers/net/hamradio/hdlcdrv.c b/drivers/net/hamradio/hdlcdrv.c
> index 9e0058154ac3..d8df4e2b162e 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/hamradio/hdlcdrv.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/hamradio/hdlcdrv.c
> @@ -687,6 +687,8 @@ struct net_device *hdlcdrv_register(const struct hdlcdrv_ops *ops,
> struct hdlcdrv_state *s;
> int err;
> + BUG_ON(ops == NULL);
> if (privsize < sizeof(struct hdlcdrv_state))
> privsize = sizeof(struct hdlcdrv_state);
Original was fine, dropping the revert now.