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Date:   Fri, 15 Oct 2021 17:23:23 +0300
From:   Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Johan Hovold <johan@...nel.org>
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Jiri Slaby <jirislaby@...nel.org>,
        Serge Semin <Sergey.Semin@...kalelectronics.ru>,
        linux-serial@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        stable@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] serial: 8250: fix racy uartclk update

On Fri, Oct 15, 2021 at 01:14:20PM +0200, Johan Hovold wrote:
> Commit 868f3ee6e452 ("serial: 8250: Add 8250 port clock update method")
> added a hack to support SoCs where the UART reference clock can
> change behind the back of the driver but failed to add the proper
> locking.
> 
> First, make sure to take a reference to the tty struct to avoid
> dereferencing a NULL pointer if the clock change races with a hangup.
> 
> Second, the termios semaphore must be held during the update to prevent
> a racing termios change.

Nice catch!
Thanks, Johan, for fixing this!
Acked-by: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>

> Fixes: 868f3ee6e452 ("serial: 8250: Add 8250 port clock update method")
> Fixes: c8dff3aa8241 ("serial: 8250: Skip uninitialized TTY port baud rate update")
> Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org      # 5.9
> Cc: Serge Semin <Sergey.Semin@...kalelectronics.ru>
> Signed-off-by: Johan Hovold <johan@...nel.org>
> ---
>  drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_port.c | 21 +++++++++++++++++----
>  1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_port.c b/drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_port.c
> index 66374704747e..e4dd82fd7c2a 100644
> --- a/drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_port.c
> +++ b/drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_port.c
> @@ -2696,21 +2696,32 @@ static unsigned int serial8250_get_baud_rate(struct uart_port *port,
>  void serial8250_update_uartclk(struct uart_port *port, unsigned int uartclk)
>  {
>  	struct uart_8250_port *up = up_to_u8250p(port);
> +	struct tty_port *tport = &port->state->port;
>  	unsigned int baud, quot, frac = 0;
>  	struct ktermios *termios;
> +	struct tty_struct *tty;
>  	unsigned long flags;
>  
> -	mutex_lock(&port->state->port.mutex);
> +	tty = tty_port_tty_get(tport);
> +	if (!tty) {
> +		mutex_lock(&tport->mutex);
> +		port->uartclk = uartclk;
> +		mutex_unlock(&tport->mutex);
> +		return;
> +	}
> +
> +	down_write(&tty->termios_rwsem);
> +	mutex_lock(&tport->mutex);
>  
>  	if (port->uartclk == uartclk)
>  		goto out_lock;
>  
>  	port->uartclk = uartclk;
>  
> -	if (!tty_port_initialized(&port->state->port))
> +	if (!tty_port_initialized(tport))
>  		goto out_lock;
>  
> -	termios = &port->state->port.tty->termios;
> +	termios = &tty->termios;
>  
>  	baud = serial8250_get_baud_rate(port, termios, NULL);
>  	quot = serial8250_get_divisor(port, baud, &frac);
> @@ -2727,7 +2738,9 @@ void serial8250_update_uartclk(struct uart_port *port, unsigned int uartclk)
>  	serial8250_rpm_put(up);
>  
>  out_lock:
> -	mutex_unlock(&port->state->port.mutex);
> +	mutex_unlock(&tport->mutex);
> +	up_write(&tty->termios_rwsem);
> +	tty_kref_put(tty);
>  }
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(serial8250_update_uartclk);
>  
> -- 
> 2.32.0
> 

-- 
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko


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