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SubjectRe: [PATCH] iio: adc: meson-saradc: add NULL check on of_match_device() return value
On Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 8:46 AM, Gustavo A. R. Silva
<garsilva@embeddedor.com> wrote:
> Check return value from call to of_match_device()
> in order to prevent a NULL pointer dereference.
>
> In case of NULL print error message and return -ENODEV
>
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <garsilva@embeddedor.com>
thanks for finding this. a crash here is a rather theoretical problem
(since all compatible strings have their corresponding match data) -
but it doesn't hurt either, so:

Acked-by: Martin Blumenstingl <martin.blumenstingl@googlemail.com>


> ---
> drivers/iio/adc/meson_saradc.c | 5 +++++
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/iio/adc/meson_saradc.c b/drivers/iio/adc/meson_saradc.c
> index 83da50e..07dbcc3 100644
> --- a/drivers/iio/adc/meson_saradc.c
> +++ b/drivers/iio/adc/meson_saradc.c
> @@ -915,6 +915,11 @@ static int meson_sar_adc_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
> init_completion(&priv->done);
>
> match = of_match_device(meson_sar_adc_of_match, &pdev->dev);
> + if (!match) {
> + dev_err(&pdev->dev, "failed to match device\n");
> + return -ENODEV;
> + }
> +
> priv->data = match->data;
>
> indio_dev->name = priv->data->name;
> --
> 2.5.0
>
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