Commit b4637271 authored by Committed by John W. LinvilleBrowse files
net/wireless/nl80211.c: fix endless Netlink callback loop.
Although I only tested similar code (I don't use any of this wireless code), the state maintainance between Netlink dump callback invocations seems wrong here and should lead to an endless loop. There are also other examples in the same file which might have the same problem. Perhaps someone can actually test this (or refute my logic). Take the simple example with only one element in the list (which should fit into the message): 1. invocation: Start: idx = 0, start = 0 Loop: condition (++idx < start) => (1 < 0) => false => no continue, fill one entry, exit loop, return skb->len > 0 2. invocation: Start: idx = 0, start = 1 Loop: condition (++idx < start) => (1 < 1) => false => no continue, fill the same entry again, exit loop, return skb->len > 0 3. invocation: Same as 2. invocation, endless invocation of callback. Also, iterations where the filling of an element fails should not be counted as completed, so idx should not be incremented in this case. Signed-off-by: Julius Volz <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <email@example.com>
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