xsysace: Fix error handling in ace_setup [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "xsysace: Fix error handling in ace_setup" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Guenter Roeck <linux [at] roeck-us.net> on Tue Feb 19 08:49:56 2019 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 30e591c (patch) which is from upstream commit 47b1682. The same Linux upstream change may have been applied to various maintained Linux releases and you can find all Linux releases containing changes from upstream 47b1682.

xsysace: Fix error handling in ace_setup

commit 47b16820c490149c2923e8474048f2c6e7557cab upstream.

If xace hardware reports a bad version number, the error handling code
in ace_setup() calls put_disk(), followed by queue cleanup. However, since
the disk data structure has the queue pointer set, put_disk() also
cleans and releases the queue. This results in blk_cleanup_queue()
accessing an already released data structure, which in turn may result
in a crash such as the following.

[   10.681671] BUG: Kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0x00000040
[   10.681826] Faulting instruction address: 0xc0431480
[   10.682072] Oops: Kernel access of bad area, sig: 11 [#1]
[   10.682251] BE PAGE_SIZE=4K PREEMPT Xilinx Virtex440
[   10.682387] Modules linked in:
[   10.682528] CPU: 0 PID: 1 Comm: swapper Tainted: G        W         5.0.0-rc6-next-20190218+ #2
[   10.682733] NIP:  c0431480 LR: c043147c CTR: c0422ad8
[   10.682863] REGS: cf82fbe0 TRAP: 0300   Tainted: G        W          (5.0.0-rc6-next-20190218+)
[   10.683065] MSR:  00029000 <CE,EE,ME>  CR: 22000222  XER: 00000000
[   10.683236] DEAR: 00000040 ESR: 00000000
[   10.683236] GPR00: c043147c cf82fc90 cf82ccc0 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000002 00000000
[   10.683236] GPR08: 00000000 00000000 c04310bc 00000000 22000222 00000000 c0002c54 00000000
[   10.683236] GPR16: 00000000 00000001 c09aa39c c09021b0 c09021dc 00000007 c0a68c08 00000000
[   10.683236] GPR24: 00000001 ced6d400 ced6dcf0 c0815d9c 00000000 00000000 00000000 cedf0800
[   10.684331] NIP [c0431480] blk_mq_run_hw_queue+0x28/0x114
[   10.684473] LR [c043147c] blk_mq_run_hw_queue+0x24/0x114
[   10.684602] Call Trace:
[   10.684671] [cf82fc90] [c043147c] blk_mq_run_hw_queue+0x24/0x114 (unreliable)
[   10.684854] [cf82fcc0] [c04315bc] blk_mq_run_hw_queues+0x50/0x7c
[   10.685002] [cf82fce0] [c0422b24] blk_set_queue_dying+0x30/0x68
[   10.685154] [cf82fcf0] [c0423ec0] blk_cleanup_queue+0x34/0x14c
[   10.685306] [cf82fd10] [c054d73c] ace_probe+0x3dc/0x508
[   10.685445] [cf82fd50] [c052d740] platform_drv_probe+0x4c/0xb8
[   10.685592] [cf82fd70] [c052abb0] really_probe+0x20c/0x32c
[   10.685728] [cf82fda0] [c052ae58] driver_probe_device+0x68/0x464
[   10.685877] [cf82fdc0] [c052b500] device_driver_attach+0xb4/0xe4
[   10.686024] [cf82fde0] [c052b5dc] __driver_attach+0xac/0xfc
[   10.686161] [cf82fe00] [c0528428] bus_for_each_dev+0x80/0xc0
[   10.686314] [cf82fe30] [c0529b3c] bus_add_driver+0x144/0x234
[   10.686457] [cf82fe50] [c052c46c] driver_register+0x88/0x15c
[   10.686610] [cf82fe60] [c09de288] ace_init+0x4c/0xac
[   10.686742] [cf82fe80] [c0002730] do_one_initcall+0xac/0x330
[   10.686888] [cf82fee0] [c09aafd0] kernel_init_freeable+0x34c/0x478
[   10.687043] [cf82ff30] [c0002c6c] kernel_init+0x18/0x114
[   10.687188] [cf82ff40] [c000f2f0] ret_from_kernel_thread+0x14/0x1c
[   10.687349] Instruction dump:
[   10.687435] 3863ffd4 4bfffd70 9421ffd0 7c0802a6 93c10028 7c9e2378 93e1002c 38810008
[   10.687637] 7c7f1b78 90010034 4bfffc25 813f008c <81290040> 75290100 4182002c 80810008
[   10.688056] ---[ end trace 13c9ff51d41b9d40 ]---

Fix the problem by setting the disk queue pointer to NULL before calling
put_disk(). A more comprehensive fix might be to rearrange the code
to check the hardware version before initializing data structures,
but I don't know if this would have undesirable side effects, and
it would increase the complexity of backporting the fix to older kernels.

Fixes: 74489a91dd43a ("Add support for Xilinx SystemACE CompactFlash interface")
Acked-by: Michal Simek <[email protected]>
Signed-off-by: Guenter Roeck <[email protected]>
Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <[email protected]>
Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <[email protected]>

There are 2 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 drivers/block/xsysace.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/block/xsysace.c b/drivers/block/xsysace.c
index ab3ea62..f98a920 100644
--- a/drivers/block/xsysace.c
+++ b/drivers/block/xsysace.c
@@ -1062,6 +1062,8 @@ static int ace_setup(struct ace_device *ace)
    return 0;

 err_read:
+   /* prevent double queue cleanup */
+   ace->gd->queue = NULL;
    put_disk(ace->gd);
 err_alloc_disk:
    blk_cleanup_queue(ace->queue);

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