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SubjectRe: [PATCH] RDMA/nldev: Fix multiple potential NULL pointer dereferences
Hi Leon,

Quoting Leon Romanovsky <leon@kernel.org>:

> On Fri, Feb 09, 2018 at 12:37:02AM -0600, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
>> In case the message header and payload cannot be stored, function
>> nlmsg_put returns null.
>>
>> Fix this by adding multiple sanity checks and avoid a potential
>> null dereference on _nlh_ when calling nlmsg_end.
>>
>> Addresses-Coverity-ID: 1454215 ("Dereference null return value")
>> Addresses-Coverity-ID: 1454223 ("Dereference null return value")
>> Addresses-Coverity-ID: 1454224 ("Dereference null return value")
>> Addresses-Coverity-ID: 1464669 ("Dereference null return value")
>> Addresses-Coverity-ID: 1464670 ("Dereference null return value")
>> Addresses-Coverity-ID: 1464672 ("Dereference null return value")
>> Fixes: e5c9469efcb1 ("RDMA/netlink: Add nldev device doit implementation")
>> Fixes: c3f66f7b0052 ("RDMA/netlink: Implement nldev port doit callback")
>> Fixes: 7d02f605f0dc ("RDMA/netlink: Add nldev port dumpit implementation")
>> Fixes: b5fa635aab8f ("RDMA/nldev: Provide detailed QP information")
>> Fixes: bf3c5a93c523 ("RDMA/nldev: Provide global resource utilization")
>> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@embeddedor.com>
>> ---
>> drivers/infiniband/core/nldev.c | 26 +++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>> 1 file changed, 25 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>
> It will be much better to fix the tool instead of fixing ghost case.
> This scenario is impossible for all those flows.
> We can receive the skv/msg in two ways:
> * First by allocating new message with NLMSG_DEFAULT_SIZE, which
> has more room
> than nlmsg_total_size(payload), payload is 0.
> * Second by getting from netlink.c and it will be at least "struct
> nlmsghdr" too.
>
> Can you please add this info to the commit message?
>

Actually, I was planing to send a new version of this patch. This time
using the unlikely macro for all the null checks on nlh.

What do you think?

Thanks
--
Gustavo






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