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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mfd: Fix potential NULL pointer dereference
On Wed, 05 Jul 2017, Christophe JAILLET wrote:

> if 'max8998_i2c_parse_dt_pdata() fails (when out of memory), a NULL
> pointer dereference will occur in the error handling code.
>
> Return directly instead.
>
> Fixes: ee999fb3f17f("mfd: max8998: Add support for Device Tree")
> Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@wanadoo.fr>
> ---
> drivers/mfd/max8998.c | 6 ++----
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

Applied, thanks.

> diff --git a/drivers/mfd/max8998.c b/drivers/mfd/max8998.c
> index 4c33b8063bc3..b1d3f70782d9 100644
> --- a/drivers/mfd/max8998.c
> +++ b/drivers/mfd/max8998.c
> @@ -192,10 +192,8 @@ static int max8998_i2c_probe(struct i2c_client *i2c,
>
> if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_OF) && i2c->dev.of_node) {
> pdata = max8998_i2c_parse_dt_pdata(&i2c->dev);
> - if (IS_ERR(pdata)) {
> - ret = PTR_ERR(pdata);
> - goto err;
> - }
> + if (IS_ERR(pdata))
> + return PTR_ERR(pdata);
> }
>
> i2c_set_clientdata(i2c, max8998);

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