[PATCH 3.13 099/105] dmaengine: pl330: Fix NULL pointer dereference on probe failure

Krzysztof Kozlowski k.kozlowski at samsung.com
Tue Oct 28 07:58:35 UTC 2014


On pon, 2014-10-27 at 11:57 -0700, Kamal Mostafa wrote:
> 3.13.11.10 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> 
> ------------------
> 
> From: Krzysztof Kozlowski <k.kozlowski at samsung.com>
> 
> commit 0f5ebabdd03b471da1906f7edddc61ceb35cee02 upstream.
> 
> If dma_async_device_register() returns error and probe should clean up
> and return error, a NULL pointer exception happens because of
> dereference of not allocated channel thread:

Hi,

Please drop this patch from stable-3.13. This is fix only for 3.17. I
made mistake when searching for commit introducing this bug.

Actually this is fix for c26939e5204c ("dmaengine: pl330: Remove
pl330_chan_ctrl()") which was introduced in 3.17.

Best regards,
Krzysztof

> 
> Dmesg log (from early printk):
> dma-pl330 12680000.pdma: unable to register DMAC
> DMA pl330_control: removing pch: eeac4000, chan: eeac4014, thread:   (null)
> Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 0000000c
> pgd = c0004000
> [0000000c] *pgd=00000000
> Internal error: Oops: 5 [#1] PREEMPT SMP ARM
> Modules linked in:
> CPU: 2 PID: 1 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted 3.17.0-rc3-next-20140904-00005-g6cc4c1937d90-dirty #427
> task: ee80a800 ti: ee888000 task.ti: ee888000
> PC is at _stop+0x8/0x2c8
> LR is at pl330_control+0x70/0x2e8
> pc : [<c0205dc8>]    lr : [<c020623c>]    psr: 60000193
> sp : ee889df8  ip : 00000002  fp : 00000000
> r10: eeac4014  r9 : ee0e62bc  r8 : 00000000
> r7 : eeac405c  r6 : 60000113  r5 : ee0e6210  r4 : eeac4000
> r3 : 00000002  r2 : 00000002  r1 : 00010000  r0 : 00000000
> Flags: nZCv  IRQs off  FIQs on  Mode SVC_32  ISA ARM  Segment kernel
> Control: 10c5387d  Table: 4000404a  DAC: 00000015
> Process swapper/0 (pid: 1, stack limit = 0xee888240)
> Stack: (0xee889df8 to 0xee88a000)
> 9de0:                                                       00000002 eeac4000
> 9e00: ee0e6210 eeac4000 ee0e6210 60000113 eeac405c c020623c 00000000 c020725c
> 9e20: ee889e20 ee889e20 ee0e6210 eeac4080 00200200 00100100 eeac4014 00000020
> 9e40: ee0e6218 c0208374 00000000 ee9bb340 ee0e6210 00000000 00000000 c0605cd8
> 9e60: ee970000 c0605c84 ee9700f8 00000000 c05c4270 00000000 00000000 c0203b3c
> 9e80: ee970000 c06624a8 00000000 c0605c84 00000000 c023f890 ee970000 c0605c84
> 9ea0: ee970034 00000000 c05b23d0 c023fa3c 00000000 c0605c84 c023f9b0 c023e0d4
> 9ec0: ee947e78 ee9b9440 c0605c84 eea1e780 c0605acc c023f094 c0513b50 c0605c84
> 9ee0: c05ecbd8 c0605c84 c05ecbd8 ee11ba40 c0626500 c0240064 00000000 c05ecbd8
> 9f00: c05ecbd8 c0008964 c040f13c 0000009f c0626500 c057465c ee80a800 60000113
> 9f20: 00000000 c05efdb0 60000113 00000000 ef7fc89d c0421168 0000008f c003787c
> 9f40: c0573d6c 00000006 ef7fc8bb 00000006 c05efd50 ef7fc800 c05dfbc4 00000006
> 9f60: c05c4264 c0626500 0000008f c05c4270 c059b518 c059bcb4 00000006 00000006
> 9f80: c059b518 c003c08c 00000000 c040091c 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> 9fa0: 00000000 c0400924 00000000 c000e7b8 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> 9fc0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> 9fe0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000013 00000000 c0c0c0c0 c0c0c0c0
> [<c0205dc8>] (_stop) from [<c020623c>] (pl330_control+0x70/0x2e8)
> [<c020623c>] (pl330_control) from [<c0208374>] (pl330_probe+0x594/0x75c)
> [<c0208374>] (pl330_probe) from [<c0203b3c>] (amba_probe+0xb8/0x120)
> [<c0203b3c>] (amba_probe) from [<c023f890>] (driver_probe_device+0x10c/0x22c)
> [<c023f890>] (driver_probe_device) from [<c023fa3c>] (__driver_attach+0x8c/0x90)
> [<c023fa3c>] (__driver_attach) from [<c023e0d4>] (bus_for_each_dev+0x54/0x88)
> [<c023e0d4>] (bus_for_each_dev) from [<c023f094>] (bus_add_driver+0xd4/0x1d0)
> [<c023f094>] (bus_add_driver) from [<c0240064>] (driver_register+0x78/0xf4)
> [<c0240064>] (driver_register) from [<c0008964>] (do_one_initcall+0x80/0x1d0)
> [<c0008964>] (do_one_initcall) from [<c059bcb4>] (kernel_init_freeable+0x108/0x1d4)
> [<c059bcb4>] (kernel_init_freeable) from [<c0400924>] (kernel_init+0x8/0xec)
> [<c0400924>] (kernel_init) from [<c000e7b8>] (ret_from_fork+0x14/0x3c)
> Code: e5813010 e12fff1e e92d40f0 e24dd00c (e590200c)
> ---[ end trace c94b2f4f38dff3bf ]---
> 
> This happens because the necessary resources were not yet allocated - no
> call to pl330_alloc_chan_resources().
> 
> Terminate the thread and free channel resource only if channel thread is not NULL.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Kozlowski <k.kozlowski at samsung.com>
> Fixes: 0b94c5771705 ("DMA: PL330: Add check if device tree compatible")
> Reviewed-by: Lars-Peter Clausen <lars at metafoo.de>
> Signed-off-by: Vinod Koul <vinod.koul at intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
> ---
>  drivers/dma/pl330.c | 6 ++++--
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/dma/pl330.c b/drivers/dma/pl330.c
> index 536632f..df7fabb 100644
> --- a/drivers/dma/pl330.c
> +++ b/drivers/dma/pl330.c
> @@ -3047,8 +3047,10 @@ probe_err3:
>  		list_del(&pch->chan.device_node);
>  
>  		/* Flush the channel */
> -		pl330_control(&pch->chan, DMA_TERMINATE_ALL, 0);
> -		pl330_free_chan_resources(&pch->chan);
> +		if (pch->thread) {
> +			pl330_control(&pch->chan, DMA_TERMINATE_ALL, 0);
> +			pl330_free_chan_resources(&pch->chan);
> +		}
>  	}
>  probe_err2:
>  	pl330_del(pi);





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