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Date:   Wed, 29 Aug 2018 09:54:29 +0200
From:   Johan Hovold <johan@...nel.org>
To:     Corentin Labbe <clabbe.montjoie@...il.com>
Cc:     Johan Hovold <johan@...nel.org>, Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Frank Rowand <frowand.list@...il.com>,
        devicetree@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>,
        Giuseppe Cavallaro <peppe.cavallaro@...com>,
        Alexandre Torgue <alexandre.torgue@...com>,
        Jose Abreu <joabreu@...opsys.com>,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        maxime.ripard@...tlin.com, wens@...e.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 7/9] net: stmmac: dwmac-sun8i: fix OF child-node lookup

On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 10:06:24AM +0200, Corentin Labbe wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 10:21:51AM +0200, Johan Hovold wrote:
> > Use the new of_get_compatible_child() helper to lookup the mdio-internal
> > child node instead of using of_find_compatible_node(), which searches
> > the entire tree from a given start node and thus can return an unrelated
> > (i.e. non-child) node.
> > 
> > This also addresses a potential use-after-free (e.g. after probe
> > deferral) as the tree-wide helper drops a reference to its first
> > argument (i.e. the mdio-mux node). Fortunately, this was inadvertently
> > balanced by a failure to drop the mdio-mux reference after lookup.
> > 
> > While at it, also fix the related mdio-internal- and phy-node reference
> > leaks.
> > 
> > Fixes: 634db83b8265 ("net: stmmac: dwmac-sun8i: Handle integrated/external MDIOs")
> > Cc: Corentin Labbe <clabbe.montjoie@...il.com>
> > Cc: Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
> > Cc: Giuseppe Cavallaro <peppe.cavallaro@...com>
> > Cc: Alexandre Torgue <alexandre.torgue@...com>
> > Cc: Jose Abreu <joabreu@...opsys.com>
> > Cc: David S. Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
> > Signed-off-by: Johan Hovold <johan@...nel.org>
> 
> You should have CCed sunxi maintainers 
> Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@...tlin.com> (maintainer:ARM/Allwinner sunXi SoC support)
> Chen-Yu Tsai <wens@...e.org> (maintainer:ARM/Allwinner sunXi SoC support)

Yeah, I cut down the CC list somewhat (I think because they didn't seem
to be actively involved in the stmmac patch handling). Thanks for adding
them back.

> Since I am just back from holidays, I will test this patch this week.

Thanks, that would be great.

Johan

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