vmwgfx: corruption in vmw_event_fence_action_create()
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Message ID 20120923163355.GC21396@elgon.mountain
State New, archived
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Commit Message

Dan Carpenter Sept. 23, 2012, 4:33 p.m. UTC
We don't allocate enough data for this struct.  As soon as we start
modifying event->event on the next lines, then we're going beyond the
end of the memory we allocated.

Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
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Static checker work.  Not tested.

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diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_fence.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_fence.c
index f2fb8f1..7e07433 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_fence.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_fence.c
@@ -1018,7 +1018,7 @@  int vmw_event_fence_action_create(struct drm_file *file_priv,
 	}
 
 
-	event = kzalloc(sizeof(event->event), GFP_KERNEL);
+	event = kzalloc(sizeof(*event), GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (unlikely(event == NULL)) {
 		DRM_ERROR("Failed to allocate an event.\n");
 		ret = -ENOMEM;