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Date:   Thu,  6 Aug 2020 17:37:53 +0200
From:   Johan Hovold <johan@...nel.org>
To:     Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>,
        Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
        Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com>
Cc:     Russell King <linux@...linux.org.uk>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Johan Hovold <johan@...nel.org>
Subject: [PATCH net] net: phy: fix memory leak in device-create error path

A recent commit introduced a late error path in phy_device_create()
which fails to release the device name allocated by dev_set_name().

Fixes: 13d0ab6750b2 ("net: phy: check return code when requesting PHY driver module")
Cc: Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com>
Signed-off-by: Johan Hovold <johan@...nel.org>
---
 drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c | 8 ++++----
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c b/drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c
index 1b9523595839..57d44648c8dd 100644
--- a/drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c
+++ b/drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c
@@ -615,7 +615,9 @@ struct phy_device *phy_device_create(struct mii_bus *bus, int addr, u32 phy_id,
 	if (c45_ids)
 		dev->c45_ids = *c45_ids;
 	dev->irq = bus->irq[addr];
+
 	dev_set_name(&mdiodev->dev, PHY_ID_FMT, bus->id, addr);
+	device_initialize(&mdiodev->dev);
 
 	dev->state = PHY_DOWN;
 
@@ -649,10 +651,8 @@ struct phy_device *phy_device_create(struct mii_bus *bus, int addr, u32 phy_id,
 		ret = phy_request_driver_module(dev, phy_id);
 	}
 
-	if (!ret) {
-		device_initialize(&mdiodev->dev);
-	} else {
-		kfree(dev);
+	if (ret) {
+		put_device(&mdiodev->dev);
 		dev = ERR_PTR(ret);
 	}
 
-- 
2.26.2

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