Patchwork [v2] crypto: hash.h: Prevent use of req->result in ahash update

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Submitter Kamil Konieczny
Date March 7, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
Message ID <7850c31c-8703-51fb-0710-3b4920935bfc@partner.samsung.com>
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Permalink /patch/10263755/
State Accepted
Delegated to: Herbert Xu
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Kamil Konieczny - March 7, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
Prevent improper use of req->result field in ahash update, init, export and
import functions in drivers code. A driver should use ahash request context
if it needs to save internal state.

Signed-off-by: Kamil Konieczny <k.konieczny@partner.samsung.com>
---
version 2:
 Change req->digest to req->result, as pointed out by Tom Lendacky

 include/crypto/hash.h | 11 +++++++----
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
Herbert Xu - March 16, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 11:49:33AM +0100, Kamil Konieczny wrote:
> Prevent improper use of req->result field in ahash update, init, export and
> import functions in drivers code. A driver should use ahash request context
> if it needs to save internal state.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Kamil Konieczny <k.konieczny@partner.samsung.com>

Patch applied.  Thanks.

Patch

diff --git a/include/crypto/hash.h b/include/crypto/hash.h
index 2d1849dffb80..76e432cab75d 100644
--- a/include/crypto/hash.h
+++ b/include/crypto/hash.h
@@ -74,7 +74,8 @@  struct ahash_request {
  * @init: **[mandatory]** Initialize the transformation context. Intended only to initialize the
  *	  state of the HASH transformation at the beginning. This shall fill in
  *	  the internal structures used during the entire duration of the whole
- *	  transformation. No data processing happens at this point.
+ *	  transformation. No data processing happens at this point. Driver code
+ *	  implementation must not use req->result.
  * @update: **[mandatory]** Push a chunk of data into the driver for transformation. This
  *	   function actually pushes blocks of data from upper layers into the
  *	   driver, which then passes those to the hardware as seen fit. This
@@ -83,7 +84,8 @@  struct ahash_request {
  *	   transformation. This function shall not modify the transformation
  *	   context, as this function may be called in parallel with the same
  *	   transformation object. Data processing can happen synchronously
- *	   [SHASH] or asynchronously [AHASH] at this point.
+ *	   [SHASH] or asynchronously [AHASH] at this point. Driver must not use
+ *	   req->result.
  * @final: **[mandatory]** Retrieve result from the driver. This function finalizes the
  *	   transformation and retrieves the resulting hash from the driver and
  *	   pushes it back to upper layers. No data processing happens at this
@@ -120,11 +122,12 @@  struct ahash_request {
  *	    you want to save partial result of the transformation after
  *	    processing certain amount of data and reload this partial result
  *	    multiple times later on for multiple re-use. No data processing
- *	    happens at this point.
+ *	    happens at this point. Driver must not use req->result.
  * @import: Import partial state of the transformation. This function loads the
  *	    entire state of the ongoing transformation from a provided block of
  *	    data so the transformation can continue from this point onward. No
- *	    data processing happens at this point.
+ *	    data processing happens at this point. Driver must not use
+ *	    req->result.
  * @halg: see struct hash_alg_common
  */
 struct ahash_alg {