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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net: rtlwifi: fix a potential NULL pointer dereference
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Kangjie Lu <kjlu@umn.edu> writes:

>> On Mar 12, 2019, at 2:56 AM, Kangjie Lu <kjlu@umn.edu> wrote:
>>
>> In case alloc_workqueue fails, the fix reports the error and
>> returns to avoid NULL pointer dereference.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Kangjie Lu <kjlu@umn.edu>
>> ---
>> drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi/base.c | 5 +++++
>> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi/base.c
>> b/drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi/base.c
>> index 217d2a7a43c7..ac746c322554 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi/base.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi/base.c
>> @@ -448,6 +448,11 @@ static void _rtl_init_deferred_work(struct ieee80211_hw *hw)
>> /* <2> work queue */
>> rtlpriv->works.hw = hw;
>> rtlpriv->works.rtl_wq = alloc_workqueue("%s", 0, 0, rtlpriv->cfg->name);
>> + if (unlikely(!rtlpriv->works.rtl_wq)) {
>> + pr_err("Failed to allocate work queue\n");
>> + return;
>> + }
>> +
>
> Can someone review the patch?

wireless-drivers-next is not yet open due to the wireless workshop. Also
you can check the patch status yourself:

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/documentation/submittingpatches#checking_state_of_patches_from_patchwork

--
Kalle Valo

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