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From: "Xu, Yanfei" <yanfei.xu@windriver.com>
To: Pavel Skripkin <paskripkin@gmail.com>,
	andrew@lunn.ch, hkallweit1@gmail.com, linux@armlinux.org.uk,
	davem@davemloft.net, kuba@kernel.org, buytenh@marvell.com,
	afleming@freescale.com, dan.carpenter@oracle.com
Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] Revert "net: mdiobus: Fix memory leak in __mdiobus_register"
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 14:32:49 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <cf252f69-bc42-3d4d-3967-3f58f8607e93@windriver.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2324212c8d0a713eba0aae3c25635b3ca5c5243f.1632861239.git.paskripkin@gmail.com>



On 9/29/21 4:39 AM, Pavel Skripkin wrote:
> This reverts commit ab609f25d19858513919369ff3d9a63c02cd9e2e.
> 
> This patch is correct in the sense that we_should_  call device_put() in
> case of device_register() failure, but the problem in this code is more
> vast.
> 
> We need to set bus->state to UNMDIOBUS_REGISTERED before calling
> device_register() to correctly release the device in mdiobus_free().
> This patch prevents us from doing it, since in case of device_register()
> failure put_device() will be called 2 times and it will cause UAF or
> something else.
> 
> Also, Reported-by: tag in revered commit was wrong, since syzbot
> reported different leak in same function.
> 
> Link:https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/20210928092657.GI2048@kadam/
> Cc: Yanfei Xu<yanfei.xu@windriver.com>
> Signed-off-by: Pavel Skripkin<paskripkin@gmail.com>
> ---
> 
> Changes in v2:
>          Added this revert


Acked-by: Yanfei Xu<yanfei.xu@windriver.com>

Thanks,
Yanfei

      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-09-29  6:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-27 11:20 [PATCH] phy: mdio: fix memory leak Pavel Skripkin
2021-09-27 19:17 ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-09-28 20:39 ` [PATCH v2 1/2] Revert "net: mdiobus: Fix memory leak in __mdiobus_register" Pavel Skripkin
2021-09-28 20:40   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] phy: mdio: fix memory leak Pavel Skripkin
2021-09-29  6:22     ` Dan Carpenter
2021-09-29 23:48     ` Jakub Kicinski
2021-09-30  5:55       ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-09-29  6:32   ` Xu, Yanfei [this message]

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