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Subject[PATCH 4.14 041/205] staging: pi433: fix potential null dereference
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4.14-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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[ Upstream commit 64c4c4ca6c129a4191e8e1e91b2d5d9b8d08c518 ]

Add a test for successful call to cdev_alloc() to avoid
potential null dereference. Issue reported by smatch.

Signed-off-by: Michael Straube <straube.linux@gmail.com>
Fixes: 874bcba65f9a ("staging: pi433: New driver")
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
---
drivers/staging/pi433/pi433_if.c | 4 ++++
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/pi433/pi433_if.c b/drivers/staging/pi433/pi433_if.c
index 93c01680f016..5be40bdc191b 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/pi433/pi433_if.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/pi433/pi433_if.c
@@ -1210,6 +1210,10 @@ static int pi433_probe(struct spi_device *spi)

/* create cdev */
device->cdev = cdev_alloc();
+ if (!device->cdev) {
+ dev_dbg(device->dev, "allocation of cdev failed");
+ goto cdev_failed;
+ }
device->cdev->owner = THIS_MODULE;
cdev_init(device->cdev, &pi433_fops);
retval = cdev_add(device->cdev, device->devt, 1);
--
2.19.1


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