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Re: [PATCH 3/6] v4l2-event: Remove pending events from fh event queue when unsubscribing



Hi Hans,

On Thursday 27 October 2011 13:18:00 Hans de Goede wrote:
> The kev pointers inside the pending events queue (the available queue) of
> the fh point to data inside the sev, unsubscribing frees the sev, thus
> making these pointers point to freed memory!
> 
> This patch fixes these dangling pointers in the available queue by removing
> all matching pending events on unsubscription.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@xxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> ---
>  drivers/media/video/v4l2-event.c |    8 ++++++++
>  1 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/media/video/v4l2-event.c
> b/drivers/media/video/v4l2-event.c index 9f56f18..01cbb7f 100644
> --- a/drivers/media/video/v4l2-event.c
> +++ b/drivers/media/video/v4l2-event.c
> @@ -284,6 +284,7 @@ int v4l2_event_unsubscribe(struct v4l2_fh *fh,
>  			   struct v4l2_event_subscription *sub)
>  {
>  	struct v4l2_subscribed_event *sev;
> +	struct v4l2_kevent *kev, *next;
>  	unsigned long flags;
> 
>  	if (sub->type == V4L2_EVENT_ALL) {
> @@ -295,6 +296,13 @@ int v4l2_event_unsubscribe(struct v4l2_fh *fh,
> 
>  	sev = v4l2_event_subscribed(fh, sub->type, sub->id);
>  	if (sev != NULL) {
> +		/* Remove any pending events for this subscription */
> +		list_for_each_entry_safe(kev, next, &fh->available, list) {
> +			if (kev->sev == sev) {
> +				list_del(&kev->list);
> +				fh->navailable--;
> +			}
> +		}
>  		list_del(&sev->list);
>  		sev->fh = NULL;
>  	}

-- 
Regards,

Laurent Pinchart
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