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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] net: thunderx: nicvf_main: Fix potential NULL pointer dereferences
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On 04/04/2018 01:36 AM, Eric Dumazet wrote:
>
>
> On 04/03/2018 03:04 PM, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
>> Add null check on kmalloc() return value in order to prevent
>> a null pointer dereference.
>>
>> Addresses-Coverity-ID: 1467429 ("Dereference null return value")
>> Fixes: 37c3347eb247 ("net: thunderx: add ndo_set_rx_mode callback implementation for VF")
>> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@embeddedor.com>
>> ---
>> Changes in v2:
>> - Add a null check on a second kmalloc a few lines below. Thanks to
>> Eric Dumazet for pointing this out.
>>
>> drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/thunder/nicvf_main.c | 4 ++++
>> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/thunder/nicvf_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/thunder/nicvf_main.c
>> index 1e9a31f..f7b5ca5 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/thunder/nicvf_main.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/thunder/nicvf_main.c
>> @@ -1999,10 +1999,14 @@ static void nicvf_set_rx_mode(struct net_device *netdev)
>> struct xcast_addr *xaddr;
>>
>> mc_list = kmalloc(sizeof(*mc_list), GFP_ATOMIC);
>> + if (unlikely(!mc_list))
>> + return;
>> INIT_LIST_HEAD(&mc_list->list);
>> netdev_hw_addr_list_for_each(ha, &netdev->mc) {
>> xaddr = kmalloc(sizeof(*xaddr),
>> GFP_ATOMIC);
>> + if (unlikely(!xaddr))
>> + return;
>
> So now you leak memory :/
>

Oh god. I'm sorry.

I had problems with this file since the beginning.

I'll send v3 shortly.

Thanks
--
Gustavo

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