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Date:   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:31:43 +0000
From:   "Verma, Vishal L" <vishal.l.verma@...el.com>
To:     "kjlu@....edu" <kjlu@....edu>
CC:     "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-nvdimm@...ts.01.org" <linux-nvdimm@...ts.01.org>,
        "pakki001@....edu" <pakki001@....edu>,
        "zwisler@...nel.org" <zwisler@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] nvdimm: btt_devs: fix a NULL pointer dereference and a
 memory leak


On Fri, 2019-03-22 at 22:56 +0000, Verma, Vishal L wrote:
> On Fri, 2019-03-22 at 22:49 +0000, Verma, Vishal L wrote:
> > On Tue, 2019-03-12 at 03:15 -0500, Kangjie Lu wrote:
> > > In case kmemdup fails, the fix releases resources and returns to
> > > avoid the NULL pointer dereference.
> > > Also, the error paths in the following code should release
> > > resources to avoid memory leaks.
> > > 
> > > Signed-off-by: Kangjie Lu <kjlu@....edu>
> > > ---
> > >  drivers/nvdimm/btt_devs.c | 8 +++++++-
> > >  1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > > 
> > 
> > Looks good,
> > Reviewed-by: Vishal Verma <vishal.l.verma@...el.com>
> 
> Looking again, there is another kmemdup() call in __nd_btt_probe which
> is lacking error checking.
> And referring to your other related patch to namespace_devs, that has
> /several/ instances of the same thing.
> 
> Instead of fixing just a couple of these, it might be worthwhile to send
> a wider cleanup patch to catch all of these, at least within
> drivers/nvdimm/ for starters, instead of a select few.

Hm, ignore this comment - these are the only two unchecked instances.

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