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SubjectRe: [PATCH][net-next] nexthop: fix incorrect allocation failure on nhg->spare
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On 28/05/2020 15:55, Nikolay Aleksandrov wrote:
> On 28/05/2020 17:53, Nikolay Aleksandrov wrote:
>> On 28/05/2020 17:51, Colin King wrote:
>>> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
>>>
>>> The allocation failure check for nhg->spare is currently checking
>>> the pointer nhg rather than nhg->spare which is never false. Fix
>>> this by checking nhg->spare instead.
>>>
>>> Addresses-Coverity: ("Logically dead code")
>>> Fixes: 430a049190de ("nexthop: Add support for nexthop groups")
>>> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
>>> ---
>>> net/ipv4/nexthop.c | 2 +-
>>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/net/ipv4/nexthop.c b/net/ipv4/nexthop.c
>>> index ebafa5ed91ac..97423d6f2de9 100644
>>> --- a/net/ipv4/nexthop.c
>>> +++ b/net/ipv4/nexthop.c
>>> @@ -1185,7 +1185,7 @@ static struct nexthop *nexthop_create_group(struct net *net,
>>>
>>> /* spare group used for removals */
>>> nhg->spare = nexthop_grp_alloc(num_nh);
>>> - if (!nhg) {
>>> + if (!nhg->spare) {
>>> kfree(nhg);
>>> kfree(nh);
>>> return NULL;
>>>
>>
>> Good catch, embarrassing copy paste error :-/
>> Acked-by: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@cumulusnetworks.com>
>>
>
> Wait - that should be targeted at -net, that's where the fixes went.
> And the fixes tag is wrong, nhg->spare was very recently added by:
> commit 90f33bffa382
> Author: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@cumulusnetworks.com>
> Date: Tue May 26 12:56:15 2020 -0600
>
> nexthops: don't modify published nexthop groups
>

Do you require me to fix this up and re-send?

Colin

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