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From: Lukas Wunner <lukas@wunner.de>
To: "Deucher, Alexander" <Alexander.Deucher@amd.com>
Cc: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de>, Jaroslav Kysela <perex@perex.cz>,
	Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg@linux.intel.com>,
	Bjorn Helgaas <helgaas@kernel.org>,
	Nicholas Johnson <nicholas.johnson-opensource@outlook.com.au>,
	"alsa-devel@alsa-project.org" <alsa-devel@alsa-project.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-pci@vger.kernel.org" <linux-pci@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ALSA: hda/hdmi - Fix duplicate unref of pci_dev
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:13:45 +0100
Message-ID: <20191210161345.apz4aixgszcd6vco@wunner.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <MWHPR12MB1358449C677259C848AAB11EF75B0@MWHPR12MB1358.namprd12.prod.outlook.com>

On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 03:53:20PM +0000, Deucher, Alexander wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 03:34:27PM +0000, Deucher, Alexander wrote:
> > > > Nicholas Johnson reports a null pointer deref as well as a refcount
> > > > underflow upon hot-removal of a Thunderbolt-attached AMD eGPU.
> > > > He's bisected the issue down to commit 586bc4aab878 ("ALSA: hda/hdmi
> > > > - fix vgaswitcheroo detection for AMD").
> > > >
> > > > The commit iterates over PCI devices using pci_get_class() and
> > > > unreferences each device found, even though pci_get_class()
> > > > subsequently unreferences the device as well.  Fix it.
> > >
> > > The pci_dev_put() a few lines above should probably be dropped as well.
> > 
> > That one looks fine to me.  The refcount is already increased in the caller
> > get_bound_vga() via pci_get_domain_bus_and_slot() and it's increased
> > again in atpx_present() via pci_get_class().  It needs to be decremented in
> > atpx_present() to avoid leaking a ref.
> 
> I'm not following.  This is part of the same loop as the one you removed.
> All we are doing is checking whether the ATPX method exists or not om the
> platform.  The pdev may not be the same one as the one in
> pci_get_domain_bus_and_slot().  The APTX method in the APU's ACPI namespace,
> not the dGPUs.

Okay.  Still, atpx_present() doesn't pass the found pci_dev back to the
caller, so it would be leaked if the ref isn't returned.

The situation is different for the pci_dev_put() I removed:  The ref is
returned by pci_get_class() on the next loop iteration.

Thanks,

Lukas

> > > > diff --git a/sound/pci/hda/hda_intel.c b/sound/pci/hda/hda_intel.c
> > > > index 35b4526f0d28..b856b89378ac 100644
> > > > --- a/sound/pci/hda/hda_intel.c
> > > > +++ b/sound/pci/hda/hda_intel.c
> > > > @@ -1419,7 +1419,6 @@ static bool atpx_present(void)
> > > >  				return true;
> > > >  			}
> > > >  		}
> > > > -		pci_dev_put(pdev);
> > > >  	}
> > > >  	return false;
> > > >  }
> > > > --
> > > > 2.24.0

      parent reply index

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-09 12:34 Linux v5.5 serious PCI bug Nicholas Johnson
2019-12-09 12:37 ` Pavel Machek
2019-12-09 13:07   ` Nicholas Johnson
2019-12-09 13:12 ` mika.westerberg
2019-12-09 13:29   ` Nicholas Johnson
2019-12-09 13:33   ` Nicholas Johnson
2019-12-10  7:28     ` mika.westerberg
2019-12-10 12:00       ` Nicholas Johnson
2019-12-10 12:29         ` Lukas Wunner
2019-12-10 12:46           ` Takashi Iwai
2019-12-11  7:33             ` Jiasen Lin
2019-12-10 12:52           ` Nicholas Johnson
2019-12-10 12:34         ` mika.westerberg
2019-12-10 13:39 ` [PATCH] ALSA: hda/hdmi - Fix duplicate unref of pci_dev Lukas Wunner
2019-12-10 13:41   ` Takashi Iwai
2019-12-10 13:47   ` Nicholas Johnson
2019-12-10 13:50     ` Takashi Iwai
2019-12-10 15:34   ` Deucher, Alexander
2019-12-10 15:46     ` Lukas Wunner
2019-12-10 15:53       ` Deucher, Alexander
2019-12-10 16:10         ` Takashi Iwai
2019-12-10 16:51           ` Deucher, Alexander
2019-12-10 16:13         ` Lukas Wunner [this message]

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