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From: Vladis Dronov <vdronov@redhat.com>
To: Antti Laakso <antti.laakso@intel.com>, netdev@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Richard Cochran <richardcochran@gmail.com>,
	vdronov@redhat.com, sjohnsto@redhat.com, vlovejoy@redhat.com,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, davem@davemloft.net,
	artem.bityutskiy@intel.com
Subject: [PATCH] ptp: free ptp device pin descriptors properly
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 14:00:09 +0100
Message-ID: <20200113130009.2938-1-vdronov@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3d2bd09735dbdaf003585ca376b7c1e5b69a19bd.camel@intel.com>

There is a bug in ptp_clock_unregister(), where ptp_cleanup_pin_groups()
first frees ptp->pin_{,dev_}attr, but then posix_clock_unregister() needs
them to destroy a related sysfs device.

These functions can not be just swapped, as posix_clock_unregister() frees
ptp which is needed in the ptp_cleanup_pin_groups(). Fix this by calling
ptp_cleanup_pin_groups() in ptp_clock_release(), right before ptp is freed.

This makes this patch fix an UAF bug in a patch which fixes an UAF bug.

Reported-by: Antti Laakso <antti.laakso@intel.com>
Fixes: a33121e5487b ("ptp: fix the race between the release of ptp_clock and cdev")
Link: https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/3d2bd09735dbdaf003585ca376b7c1e5b69a19bd.camel@intel.com/
Signed-off-by: Vladis Dronov <vdronov@redhat.com>
---
 drivers/ptp/ptp_clock.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/ptp/ptp_clock.c b/drivers/ptp/ptp_clock.c
index 61fafe0374ce..b84f16bbd6f2 100644
--- a/drivers/ptp/ptp_clock.c
+++ b/drivers/ptp/ptp_clock.c
@@ -170,6 +170,7 @@ static void ptp_clock_release(struct device *dev)
 {
 	struct ptp_clock *ptp = container_of(dev, struct ptp_clock, dev);
 
+	ptp_cleanup_pin_groups(ptp);
 	mutex_destroy(&ptp->tsevq_mux);
 	mutex_destroy(&ptp->pincfg_mux);
 	ida_simple_remove(&ptp_clocks_map, ptp->index);
@@ -302,9 +303,8 @@ int ptp_clock_unregister(struct ptp_clock *ptp)
 	if (ptp->pps_source)
 		pps_unregister_source(ptp->pps_source);
 
-	ptp_cleanup_pin_groups(ptp);
-
 	posix_clock_unregister(&ptp->clock);
+
 	return 0;
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL(ptp_clock_unregister);
-- 
2.20.1


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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-08 15:38 NULL pointer dereference bug when unbinding 'igb' -driver from Intel i210 ethernet card Antti Laakso
2020-01-13 13:00 ` Vladis Dronov [this message]
2020-01-14  4:26   ` [PATCH] ptp: free ptp device pin descriptors properly Richard Cochran
2020-01-14 18:59   ` David Miller

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