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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] net/mlx5e: Fix use of freed pointer
On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 11:15:49AM +0100, Alex Dewar wrote:
> If the call to mlx5_fc_create() fails, then shared_counter will be freed
> before its member, shared_counter->counter, is accessed to retrieve the
> error code. Fix by using an intermediate variable.
>
> Addresses-Coverity: CID 1497153: Memory - illegal accesses (USE_AFTER_FREE)
> Fixes: 1edae2335adf ("net/mlx5e: CT: Use the same counter for both directions")
> Signed-off-by: Alex Dewar <alex.dewar90@gmail.com>
> ---
> v2:
> - Add Fixes tag (Leon)
> - Use ERR_CAST (Leon)
>
> Hi Leon,
>
> I've made the suggested changes. Let me know if there's anything else
> you need :)

Hi Alex,

Saeed already picked Dan's patch.
https://lore.kernel.org/linux-rdma/1017ab3724b83818c03dfa7661b3f31827a7f62f.camel@kernel.org/T/#t

>
> There is also this patch in the series which doesn't seem to have been
> reviewed yet: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20200927113254.362480-4-alex.dewar90@gmail.com/

Ariel is handling this internally.
https://lore.kernel.org/linux-rdma/64f6a3eaaac505c341f996df0b0877ee9af56c00.camel@kernel.org/T/#t

Thanks

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