Commit 1605b847 authored by Herbert Xu's avatar Herbert Xu
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[CRYPTO] cryptomgr: Fix use after free

By the time kthread_run returns the param may have already been freed
so writing the returned thread_struct pointer to param is wrong.

In fact, we don't need it in param anyway so this patch simply puts it
on the stack.
Signed-off-by: default avatarHerbert Xu <>
parent f6259dea
......@@ -24,8 +24,6 @@
#include "internal.h"
struct cryptomgr_param {
struct task_struct *thread;
struct rtattr *tb[CRYPTOA_MAX];
struct {
......@@ -81,6 +79,7 @@ err:
static int cryptomgr_schedule_probe(struct crypto_larval *larval)
struct task_struct *thread;
struct cryptomgr_param *param;
const char *name = larval->alg.cra_name;
const char *p;
......@@ -130,8 +129,8 @@ static int cryptomgr_schedule_probe(struct crypto_larval *larval)
memcpy(param->, larval->alg.cra_name, CRYPTO_MAX_ALG_NAME);
param->thread = kthread_run(cryptomgr_probe, param, "cryptomgr");
if (IS_ERR(param->thread))
thread = kthread_run(cryptomgr_probe, param, "cryptomgr");
if (IS_ERR(thread))
goto err_free_param;
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