Commit 11f33a6d authored by Ricardo Ribalda Delgado's avatar Ricardo Ribalda Delgado Committed by Linus Walleij

gpiolib: Fix NULL pointer deference

Under some circumstances, a gpiochip might be half cleaned from the
gpio_device list.

This patch makes sure that the chip pointer is still valid, before
calling the match function.

[  104.088296] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at
[  104.089772] IP: [<ffffffff813d2045>] of_gpiochip_find_and_xlate+0x15/0x80
[  104.128273] Call Trace:
[  104.129802]  [<ffffffff813d2030>] ? of_parse_own_gpio+0x1f0/0x1f0
[  104.131353]  [<ffffffff813cd910>] gpiochip_find+0x60/0x90
[  104.132868]  [<ffffffff813d21ba>] of_get_named_gpiod_flags+0x9a/0x120
[  104.141586]  [<ffffffff8163d12b>] gpio_led_probe+0x11b/0x360

Signed-off-by: Ricardo Ribalda Delgado's avatarRicardo Ribalda Delgado <>
Signed-off-by: Linus Walleij's avatarLinus Walleij <>
parent 0f84f29f
......@@ -869,7 +869,7 @@ struct gpio_chip *gpiochip_find(void *data,
spin_lock_irqsave(&gpio_lock, flags);
list_for_each_entry(gdev, &gpio_devices, list)
if (match(gdev->chip, data))
if (gdev->chip && match(gdev->chip, data))
/* No match? */
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