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Subject[PATCH][next] io_uring: ensure variable ret is initialized to zero
From: Colin Ian King <>

In the case where sig is NULL the error variable ret is not initialized
and may contain a garbage value on the final checks to see if ret is
-ERESTARTSYS. Best to initialize ret to zero before the do loop to
ensure the ret does not accidentially contain -ERESTARTSYS before the

Addresses-Coverity: ("Uninitialized scalar variable")
Fixes: dd671c79e40b ("io_uring: make CQ ring wakeups be more efficient")
Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <>
fs/io_uring.c | 1 +
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/fs/io_uring.c b/fs/io_uring.c
index 7b5710e3a18c..aa8ac557493c 100644
--- a/fs/io_uring.c
+++ b/fs/io_uring.c
@@ -2835,6 +2835,7 @@ static int io_cqring_wait(struct io_ring_ctx *ctx, int min_events,
return ret;

+ ret = 0;
iowq.nr_timeouts = atomic_read(&ctx->cq_timeouts);
do {
prepare_to_wait_exclusive(&ctx->wait, &iowq.wq,
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