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Date:   Thu, 30 Aug 2018 17:47:33 -0700
From:   Florian Fainelli <>
To:     Johan Hovold <>, Rob Herring <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Cc:     Frank Rowand <>,,, stable <>,
        "David S . Miller" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 6/9] net: bcmgenet: fix OF child-node lookup

On 08/27/2018 01:21 AM, Johan Hovold wrote:
> Use the new of_get_compatible_child() helper to lookup the mdio 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 node of the device being probed).
> Fixes: aa09677cba42 ("net: bcmgenet: add MDIO routines")
> Cc: stable <>     # 3.15
> Cc: Florian Fainelli <>
> Cc: David S. Miller <>
> Signed-off-by: Johan Hovold <>

Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <>

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