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Date:   Mon, 18 Mar 2019 08:28:26 +0100
From:   Richard Genoud <richard.genoud@...il.com>
To:     Kangjie Lu <kjlu@....edu>
Cc:     pakki001@....edu, Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Jiri Slaby <jslaby@...e.com>,
        Nicolas Ferre <nicolas.ferre@...rochip.com>,
        Alexandre Belloni <alexandre.belloni@...tlin.com>,
        Ludovic Desroches <ludovic.desroches@...rochip.com>,
        linux-serial@...r.kernel.org, linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tty: atmel_serial: fix a NULL pointer dereference

Le 15/03/2019 à 18:16, Kangjie Lu a écrit :
> In case dmaengine_prep_dma_cyclic fails, the fix returns a proper
> error code to avoid NULL pointer dereference.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Kangjie Lu <kjlu@....edu>
> Fixes: 34df42f59a60 ("serial: at91: add rx dma support")
Acked-by: Richard Genoud <richard.genoud@...il.com>

> 
> ---
> V2: simplified the patch as suggested by
> Richard Genoud <richard.genoud@...il.com>
> ---
>  drivers/tty/serial/atmel_serial.c | 4 ++++
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/atmel_serial.c b/drivers/tty/serial/atmel_serial.c
> index 05147fe24343..41b728d223d1 100644
> --- a/drivers/tty/serial/atmel_serial.c
> +++ b/drivers/tty/serial/atmel_serial.c
> @@ -1288,6 +1288,10 @@ static int atmel_prepare_rx_dma(struct uart_port *port)
>  					 sg_dma_len(&atmel_port->sg_rx)/2,
>  					 DMA_DEV_TO_MEM,
>  					 DMA_PREP_INTERRUPT);
> +	if (!desc) {
> +		dev_err(port->dev, "Preparing DMA cyclic failed\n");
> +		goto chan_err;
> +	}
>  	desc->callback = atmel_complete_rx_dma;
>  	desc->callback_param = port;
>  	atmel_port->desc_rx = desc;
> 

Thanks !

Richard

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