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Date:   Fri, 31 Aug 2018 09:58:07 -0500
From:   "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@...eddedor.com>
To:     Corey Minyard <minyard@....org>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Cc:     openipmi-developer@...ts.sourceforge.net,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ipmi: Fix NULL pointer dereference in ssif_probe

Hi all,

I found a typo in the commit log.

I'll send v2 shortly.

Thanks
--
Gustavo

On 8/31/18 9:14 AM, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
> There is a potential execution patch in which function ssif_info_find()
> returns NULL, hence there is a NULL pointer dereference when accessing
> pointer *addr_info*
> 
> Fix this by null checking *addr_info* before dereferencing it.
> 
> Addresses-Coverity-ID: 1473145 ("Explicit null dereferenced")
> Fixes: e333054a91d1 ("ipmi: Fix I2C client removal in the SSIF driver")
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@...eddedor.com>
> ---
>  drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_ssif.c | 4 +++-
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_ssif.c b/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_ssif.c
> index 2ff3679..764d305 100644
> --- a/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_ssif.c
> +++ b/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_ssif.c
> @@ -1641,7 +1641,9 @@ static int ssif_probe(struct i2c_client *client, const struct i2c_device_id *id)
>  
>   out:
>  	if (rv) {
> -		addr_info->client = NULL;
> +		if (addr_info)
> +			addr_info->client = NULL;
> +
>  		dev_err(&client->dev, "Unable to start IPMI SSIF: %d\n", rv);
>  		kfree(ssif_info);
>  	}
> 

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