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Date:   Fri, 10 Aug 2018 13:55:37 +0900
From:   Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>
To:     Benno Evers <bevers@...osphere.com>
Cc:     Krister Johansen <kjlx@...pleofstupid.com>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
        Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...nel.org>,
        Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>,
        Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...hat.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        kernel-team@....com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] perf tools: Check for null when copying nsinfo.

Hello,

On Thu, Aug 09, 2018 at 11:53:48PM +0200, Benno Evers wrote:
> The argument to nsinfo__copy() was assumed to be valid, but some code paths
> exist that will lead to NULL being passed.
> 
> In particular, running 'perf script -D' on a perf.data file containing an
> PERF_RECORD_MMAP event associating the '[vdso]' dso with pid 0 earlier in
> the event stream will lead to a segfault.
> 
> Since all calling code is already checking for a non-null return value,
> just return NULL for this case as well.

Acked-by: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>

It seems you missed the Signed-off-by though.

Thanks,
Namhyung


> ---
>  tools/perf/util/namespaces.c | 3 +++
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/namespaces.c b/tools/perf/util/namespaces.c
> index 5be021701f34..cf8bd123cf73 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/namespaces.c
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/namespaces.c
> @@ -139,6 +139,9 @@ struct nsinfo *nsinfo__copy(struct nsinfo *nsi)
>  {
>  	struct nsinfo *nnsi;
>  
> +	if (nsi == NULL)
> +		return NULL;
> +
>  	nnsi = calloc(1, sizeof(*nnsi));
>  	if (nnsi != NULL) {
>  		nnsi->pid = nsi->pid;
> -- 
> 2.17.1
> 

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