Re: [PATCH] drivers: of: pci: remove duplicate kfree in of_pci_get_host_bridge_resources

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Wed Feb 11 2015 - 22:37:11 EST

On Wednesday, February 11, 2015 04:50:57 PM Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 04:58:35AM +0000, Lorenzo Pieralisi wrote:
> > Commit d2be00c0fb5a ("of/pci: Free resources on failure in
> > of_pci_get_host_bridge_resources()") fixed the error code path in
> > of_pci_get_host_bridge_resources() by adding code that runs through the
> > resources list to free all resources in it and then calls kfree on the
> > bus_range resource pointer to complete the memory deallocation.
> > Since the bus_range resource is added to the resources list through
> > pci_add_resource, the resource_list_for_each_entry loop in the error
> > exit path frees it already and freeing it anew could trigger a double
> > free, hence this patch removes the superfluos kfree call on the bus_range
> > resource.
> >
> > Fixes: d2be00c0fb5a ("of/pci: Free resources on failure in of_pci_get_host_bridge_resources()")
> > Signed-off-by: Lorenzo Pieralisi <lorenzo.pieralisi@xxxxxxx>
> > Reported-by: Jiang Liu <jiang.liu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Cc: Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I applied this to for-linus, and will ask Linus to put it in before
> v3.20-rc1, thanks!
> Rafael, I applied d2be00c0fb5a, where the bug originally came from, but I
> see that you fixed it with 5c493df25a0d and the fix got lost because of an
> incorrect merge resolution. So if you'd rather take this, just let me
> know.

That really should go through your tree I think. I attempted to fix it, but
failed to do that correctly, so effectively that doesn't count ...


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