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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] NET: netpoll, fix potential NULL ptr dereference
Acked-by: chavey@google.com

On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 8:29 AM, Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.cz> wrote:
> Stanse found that one error path in netpoll_setup dereferences npinfo
> even though it is NULL. Avoid that by adding new label and go to that
> instead.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.cz>
> Cc: Daniel Borkmann <danborkmann@googlemail.com>
> Cc: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
> ---
>  net/core/netpoll.c |    4 ++--
>  1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/net/core/netpoll.c b/net/core/netpoll.c
> index 7aa6972..d4ec38f 100644
> --- a/net/core/netpoll.c
> +++ b/net/core/netpoll.c
> @@ -735,7 +735,7 @@ int netpoll_setup(struct netpoll *np)
>                npinfo = kmalloc(sizeof(*npinfo), GFP_KERNEL);
>                if (!npinfo) {
>                        err = -ENOMEM;
> -                       goto release;
> +                       goto put;
>                }
>
>                npinfo->rx_flags = 0;
> @@ -845,7 +845,7 @@ int netpoll_setup(struct netpoll *np)
>
>                kfree(npinfo);
>        }
> -
> +put:
>        dev_put(ndev);
>        return err;
>  }
> --
> 1.7.0.1
>
>
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