Re: [PATCH RFC v1] clk: Fix potential NULL dereference in clk_fetch_parent_index()

From: Stephen Boyd
Date: Fri Aug 16 2019 - 13:30:53 EST

Quoting Martin Blumenstingl (2019-08-15 15:31:55)
> Don't compare the parent clock name with a NULL name in the
> clk_parent_map. This prevents a kernel crash when passing NULL
> core->parents[i].name to strcmp().
> An example which triggered this is a mux clock with four parents when
> each of them is referenced in the clock driver using
> clk_parent_data.fw_name and then calling clk_set_parent(clk, 3rd_parent)
> on this mux.
> In this case the first parent is also the HW default so
> core->parents[i].hw is populated when the clock is registered. Calling
> clk_set_parent(clk, 3rd_parent) will then go through all parents and
> skip the first parent because it's hw pointer doesn't match. For the
> second parent no hw pointer is cached yet and clk_core_get(core, 1)
> returns a non-matching pointer (which is correct because we are comparing
> the second with the third parent). Comparing the result of
> clk_core_get(core, 2) with the requested parent gives a match. However
> we don't reach this point because right after the clk_core_get(core, 1)
> mismatch the old code tried to !strcmp(parent->name, NULL) (where the
> second argument is actually core->parents[i].name, but that was never
> populated by the clock driver).
> Signed-off-by: Martin Blumenstingl <martin.blumenstingl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---

Applied to clk-fixes