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Subject[PATCH 1/1] media: video/cx18, fix potential null dereference
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Stanse found a potential null dereference in cx18_dvb_start_feed
and cx18_dvb_stop_feed. There is a check for stream being NULL,
but it is dereferenced earlier. Move the dereference after the
check.

Signed-off-by: Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.cz>
---
drivers/media/video/cx18/cx18-dvb.c | 18 ++++++++++--------
1 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/media/video/cx18/cx18-dvb.c b/drivers/media/video/cx18/cx18-dvb.c
index 71ad2d1..0ad5b63 100644
--- a/drivers/media/video/cx18/cx18-dvb.c
+++ b/drivers/media/video/cx18/cx18-dvb.c
@@ -213,10 +213,14 @@ static int cx18_dvb_start_feed(struct dvb_demux_feed *feed)
{
struct dvb_demux *demux = feed->demux;
struct cx18_stream *stream = (struct cx18_stream *) demux->priv;
- struct cx18 *cx = stream->cx;
+ struct cx18 *cx;
int ret;
u32 v;

+ if (!stream)
+ return -EINVAL;
+
+ cx = stream->cx;
CX18_DEBUG_INFO("Start feed: pid = 0x%x index = %d\n",
feed->pid, feed->index);

@@ -253,9 +257,6 @@ static int cx18_dvb_start_feed(struct dvb_demux_feed *feed)
if (!demux->dmx.frontend)
return -EINVAL;

- if (!stream)
- return -EINVAL;
-
mutex_lock(&stream->dvb.feedlock);
if (stream->dvb.feeding++ == 0) {
CX18_DEBUG_INFO("Starting Transport DMA\n");
@@ -279,13 +280,14 @@ static int cx18_dvb_stop_feed(struct dvb_demux_feed *feed)
{
struct dvb_demux *demux = feed->demux;
struct cx18_stream *stream = (struct cx18_stream *)demux->priv;
- struct cx18 *cx = stream->cx;
+ struct cx18 *cx;
int ret = -EINVAL;

- CX18_DEBUG_INFO("Stop feed: pid = 0x%x index = %d\n",
- feed->pid, feed->index);
-
if (stream) {
+ cx = stream->cx;
+ CX18_DEBUG_INFO("Stop feed: pid = 0x%x index = %d\n",
+ feed->pid, feed->index);
+
mutex_lock(&stream->dvb.feedlock);
if (--stream->dvb.feeding == 0) {
CX18_DEBUG_INFO("Stopping Transport DMA\n");
--
1.6.5.7


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