[10/30] libertas if_usb: Fix crash on 64-bit machines
From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Nov 06 2009 - 17:11:00 EST
2.6.29-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know.
From: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
commit e9024a059f2c17fb2bfab212ee9d31511d7b8e57 upstream.
On a 64-bit kernel, skb->tail is an offset, not a pointer. The libertas
usb driver passes it to usb_fill_bulk_urb() anyway, causing interesting
crashes. Fix that by using skb->data instead.
This highlights a problem with usb_fill_bulk_urb(). It doesn't notice
when dma_map_single() fails and return the error to its caller as it
should. In fact it _can't_ currently return the error, since it returns
So this problem was showing up only at unmap time, after we'd already
suffered memory corruption by doing DMA to a bogus address.
Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <David.Woodhouse@xxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: David S. Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxx>
drivers/net/wireless/libertas/if_usb.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
@@ -443,7 +443,7 @@ static int __if_usb_submit_rx_urb(struct
/* Fill the receive configuration URB and initialise the Rx call back */
- (void *) (skb->tail + (size_t) IPFIELD_ALIGN_OFFSET),
+ skb->data + IPFIELD_ALIGN_OFFSET,
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