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Date:   Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:11:17 -0800
From:   Michael Chan <michael.chan@...adcom.com>
To:     Colin King <colin.king@...onical.com>,
        Andrew Gospodarek <andrew.gospodarek@...adcom.com>
Cc:     Netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org,
        open list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH][next] bnxt_en: ensure len is ininitialized to zero

On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 9:46 AM, Colin King <colin.king@...onical.com> wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
>
> In the case where cmp_type == CMP_TYPE_RX_L2_TPA_START_CMP the
> exit return path is via label next_rx_no_prod and cpr->rx_bytes
> is being updated by an uninitialized value from len. Fix this by
> initializing len to zero.
>
> Detected by CoverityScan, CID#1463807 ("Uninitialized scalar variable")
>
> Fixes: 6a8788f25625 ("bnxt_en: add support for software dynamic interrupt moderation")
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c
> index cf6ebf1e324b..5b5c4f266f1b 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c
> @@ -1482,7 +1482,7 @@ static int bnxt_rx_pkt(struct bnxt *bp, struct bnxt_napi *bnapi, u32 *raw_cons,
>         u32 tmp_raw_cons = *raw_cons;
>         u16 cfa_code, cons, prod, cp_cons = RING_CMP(tmp_raw_cons);
>         struct bnxt_sw_rx_bd *rx_buf;
> -       unsigned int len;
> +       unsigned int len = 0;

It might be better to add a new label next_rx_no_prod_no_len and have
the TPA code paths jump there instead.

Andy, what do you think?

>         u8 *data_ptr, agg_bufs, cmp_type;
>         dma_addr_t dma_addr;
>         struct sk_buff *skb;
> --
> 2.15.1
>

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