[PATCH 3.13 074/151] mfd: max77693: Fix possible NULL pointer dereference on i2c_new_dummy error

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Fri May 2 15:37:42 UTC 2014 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Krzysztof Kozlowski <k.kozlowski at samsung.com>

commit ad09dd6a1f5d6244bd89314015af506ba7f9810a upstream.

During probe the driver allocates dummy I2C devices for MUIC and haptic
with i2c_new_dummy() but it does not check the return value of this

In case of error (i2c_new_device(): memory allocation failure or I2C
address cannot be used) this function returns NULL which is later used
by devm_regmap_init_i2c() and i2c_unregister_device().

If i2c_new_dummy() fails for MUIC or haptic devices, fail also the probe
for main MFD driver.

Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Kozlowski <k.kozlowski at samsung.com>
Signed-off-by: Lee Jones <lee.jones at linaro.org>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
 drivers/mfd/max77693.c | 12 +++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/mfd/max77693.c b/drivers/mfd/max77693.c
index 9f92463..535093a 100644
--- a/drivers/mfd/max77693.c
+++ b/drivers/mfd/max77693.c
@@ -142,9 +142,18 @@ static int max77693_i2c_probe(struct i2c_client *i2c,
 		dev_info(max77693->dev, "device ID: 0x%x\n", reg_data);
 	max77693->muic = i2c_new_dummy(i2c->adapter, I2C_ADDR_MUIC);
+	if (!max77693->muic) {
+		dev_err(max77693->dev, "Failed to allocate I2C device for MUIC\n");
+		return -ENODEV;
+	}
 	i2c_set_clientdata(max77693->muic, max77693);
 	max77693->haptic = i2c_new_dummy(i2c->adapter, I2C_ADDR_HAPTIC);
+	if (!max77693->haptic) {
+		dev_err(max77693->dev, "Failed to allocate I2C device for Haptic\n");
+		ret = -ENODEV;
+		goto err_i2c_haptic;
+	}
 	i2c_set_clientdata(max77693->haptic, max77693);
@@ -178,8 +187,9 @@ err_mfd:
-	i2c_unregister_device(max77693->muic);
+	i2c_unregister_device(max77693->muic);
 	return ret;

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