tracing/filters: fix NULL pointer dereference
Li Zefan [Sat, 11 Apr 2009 07:52:35 +0000 (15:52 +0800)]
Try this, and you'll see NULL pointer dereference bug:

  # echo -n 'parent_comm ==' > sched/sched_process_fork/filter

Because we passed NULL ptr to simple_strtoull().

Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com>
Acked-by: Tom Zanussi <tzanussi@gmail.com>
Acked-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
LKML-Reference: <49E04C43.1050504@cn.fujitsu.com>
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>

kernel/trace/trace_events_filter.c

index 026be41..9d2162f 100644 (file)
@@ -410,6 +410,11 @@ int filter_parse(char **pbuf, struct filter_pred *pred)
                }
        }
 
+       if (!val_str) {
+               pred->field_name = NULL;
+               return -EINVAL;
+       }
+
        pred->field_name = kstrdup(pred->field_name, GFP_KERNEL);
        if (!pred->field_name)
                return -ENOMEM;