path: root/drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c
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authorIoana Ciornei <ioana.ciornei@nxp.com>2019-05-28 20:38:09 +0300
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2019-05-29 21:48:53 -0700
commit82c76aca81187b3d28a6fb3062f6916450ce955e (patch)
tree9e3ed72f28425e9b3c3910eab392a6361975c8b6 /drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c
parentnet: phy: Guard against the presence of a netdev (diff)
net: phy: Check against net_device being NULL
In general, we don't want MAC drivers calling phy_attach_direct with the net_device being NULL. Add checks against this in all the functions calling it: phy_attach() and phy_connect_direct(). Signed-off-by: Ioana Ciornei <ioana.ciornei@nxp.com> Suggested-by: Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch> Reviewed-by: Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch> Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c b/drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c
index da3bf3f70d63..1b540ed9b326 100644
--- a/drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c
+++ b/drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c
@@ -948,6 +948,9 @@ int phy_connect_direct(struct net_device *dev, struct phy_device *phydev,
int rc;
+ if (!dev)
+ return -EINVAL;
rc = phy_attach_direct(dev, phydev, phydev->dev_flags, interface);
if (rc)
return rc;
@@ -1307,6 +1310,9 @@ struct phy_device *phy_attach(struct net_device *dev, const char *bus_id,
struct device *d;
int rc;
+ if (!dev)
+ return ERR_PTR(-EINVAL);
/* Search the list of PHY devices on the mdio bus for the
* PHY with the requested name