Commit a71d62db authored by Johannes Berg's avatar Johannes Berg Committed by John W. Linville

cfg80211: fix race in giwrate

cfg80211_wext_giwrate doesn't lock the wdev, so it
cannot access current_bss race-free. Also, there's
little point in trying to ask the driver for an AP
that it never told us about, so avoid that case.
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohannes Berg <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <>
parent e0f114e8
......@@ -1127,7 +1127,7 @@ int cfg80211_wext_giwrate(struct net_device *dev,
struct cfg80211_registered_device *rdev = wiphy_to_dev(wdev->wiphy);
/* we are under RTNL - globally locked - so can use a static struct */
static struct station_info sinfo;
u8 *addr;
u8 addr[ETH_ALEN];
int err;
if (wdev->iftype != NL80211_IFTYPE_STATION)
......@@ -1136,12 +1136,15 @@ int cfg80211_wext_giwrate(struct net_device *dev,
if (!rdev->ops->get_station)
err = 0;
if (wdev->current_bss)
addr = wdev->current_bss->pub.bssid;
else if (wdev->wext.connect.bssid)
addr = wdev->wext.connect.bssid;
memcpy(addr, wdev->current_bss->pub.bssid, ETH_ALEN);
if (err)
return err;
err = rdev->ops->get_station(&rdev->wiphy, dev, addr, &sinfo);
if (err)
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