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SubjectRe: [PATCH] iio: multiplexer: add NULL check on devm_kzalloc() and devm_kmemdup() return values
On Sat, 26 Aug 2017 08:09:43 +0200
Peter Rosin <peda@axentia.se> wrote:

> On 2017-07-09 19:10, Jonathan Cameron wrote:
> > On Fri, 7 Jul 2017 11:26:35 +0200
> > Peter Rosin <peda@axentia.se> wrote:
> >
> >> On 2017-07-07 06:57, Peter Rosin wrote:
> >>> On 2017-07-07 06:53, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
> >>>> Check return values from call to devm_kzalloc() and devm_kmemup()
> >>>
> >>> If someone cares enough: s/devm_kmemup/evm_kmemdup/
> >>
> >> Strange, there seems to be some inherent shortage of 'd' characters...
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> pea :-)
> >>
> >>>
> >>>> in order to prevent a NULL pointer dereference.
> >>>>
> >>>> This issue was detected using Coccinelle and the following semantic patch:
> >>>>
> >>>> @@
> >>>> expression x;
> >>>> identifier fld;
> >>>> @@
> >>>>
> >>>> * x = devm_kzalloc(...);
> >>>> ... when != x == NULL
> >>>> x->fld
> >>>>
> >>>> Cc: Peter Rosin <peda@axentia.se>
> >>>> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <garsilva@embeddedor.com>
> >>>
> >>> Either way,
> >>>
> >>> Reviewed-by: Peter Rosin <peda@axentia.se>
> >>>
> >>> Thanks!
> >>>
> > The relevant patch adding the file in questions hasn't yet worked it's
> > way back to the iio tree so I can't apply this until it does.
> >
> > That is likely to be a few weeks away yet. Please give me a poke if
> > I seem to have forgotten it!
>
> Hi Jonathan!
>
> I saw a patch from Christophe JAILLET [1] and it seemed familiar so I
> did a bit of digging. Now, I did go back and check this a couple of
> weeks after you request, but iio-mux.c still wasn't in the iio tree,
> and then I did forgot about it. Sorry. But here's the poke...
>

Applied. Thanks - this one had completely dropped off the back of my
patch queue. Oops.

Jonathan

> Cheers,
> Peter
>
> [1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/8/26/3
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