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Date:   Sun, 9 Aug 2020 06:03:00 +0000
From:   Eli Cohen <eli@...lanox.com>
To:     Eli Cohen <eli@...lanox.com>, Alex Dewar <alex.dewar90@...il.com>
CC:     "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>,
        Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>,
        Parav Pandit <parav@...lanox.com>,
        "virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org" 
        <virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: [PATCH] vdpa/mlx5: Fix erroneous null pointer checks

After all this patch is not fixing it all. If we get to default of the switch statement we will free invalid pointer so removing ack-ed by me.

The previous patch by Colin King fixes it.


-----Original Message-----
From: Eli Cohen <eli@...lanox.com> 
Sent: Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:53 AM
To: Alex Dewar <alex.dewar90@...il.com>
Cc: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@...hat.com>; Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>; Parav Pandit <parav@...lanox.com>; virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org; linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] vdpa/mlx5: Fix erroneous null pointer checks

Acked-by: Eli Cohen <eli@...lanox.com>
On Thu, Aug 06, 2020 at 08:18:39PM +0100, Alex Dewar wrote:
> In alloc_inout() in net/mlx5_vnet.c, there are a few places where 
> memory is allocated to *in and *out, but only the values of in and out 
> are null-checked (i.e. there is a missing dereference). Fix this.
> 
> Addresses-Coverity: ("CID 1496603: (REVERSE_INULL)")
> Fixes: 1a86b377aa21 ("vdpa/mlx5: Add VDPA driver for supported mlx5 
> devices")
> Signed-off-by: Alex Dewar <alex.dewar90@...il.com>
> ---
>  drivers/vdpa/mlx5/net/mlx5_vnet.c | 8 ++++----
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/vdpa/mlx5/net/mlx5_vnet.c 
> b/drivers/vdpa/mlx5/net/mlx5_vnet.c
> index 3ec44a4f0e45..bcb6600c2839 100644
> --- a/drivers/vdpa/mlx5/net/mlx5_vnet.c
> +++ b/drivers/vdpa/mlx5/net/mlx5_vnet.c
> @@ -867,7 +867,7 @@ static void alloc_inout(struct mlx5_vdpa_net *ndev, int cmd, void **in, int *inl
>  		*outlen = MLX5_ST_SZ_BYTES(qp_2rst_out);
>  		*in = kzalloc(*inlen, GFP_KERNEL);
>  		*out = kzalloc(*outlen, GFP_KERNEL);
> -		if (!in || !out)
> +		if (!*in || !*out)
>  			goto outerr;
>  
>  		MLX5_SET(qp_2rst_in, *in, opcode, cmd); @@ -879,7 +879,7 @@ static 
> void alloc_inout(struct mlx5_vdpa_net *ndev, int cmd, void **in, int *inl
>  		*outlen = MLX5_ST_SZ_BYTES(rst2init_qp_out);
>  		*in = kzalloc(*inlen, GFP_KERNEL);
>  		*out = kzalloc(MLX5_ST_SZ_BYTES(rst2init_qp_out), GFP_KERNEL);
> -		if (!in || !out)
> +		if (!*in || !*out)
>  			goto outerr;
>  
>  		MLX5_SET(rst2init_qp_in, *in, opcode, cmd); @@ -896,7 +896,7 @@ 
> static void alloc_inout(struct mlx5_vdpa_net *ndev, int cmd, void **in, int *inl
>  		*outlen = MLX5_ST_SZ_BYTES(init2rtr_qp_out);
>  		*in = kzalloc(*inlen, GFP_KERNEL);
>  		*out = kzalloc(MLX5_ST_SZ_BYTES(init2rtr_qp_out), GFP_KERNEL);
> -		if (!in || !out)
> +		if (!*in || !*out)
>  			goto outerr;
>  
>  		MLX5_SET(init2rtr_qp_in, *in, opcode, cmd); @@ -914,7 +914,7 @@ 
> static void alloc_inout(struct mlx5_vdpa_net *ndev, int cmd, void **in, int *inl
>  		*outlen = MLX5_ST_SZ_BYTES(rtr2rts_qp_out);
>  		*in = kzalloc(*inlen, GFP_KERNEL);
>  		*out = kzalloc(MLX5_ST_SZ_BYTES(rtr2rts_qp_out), GFP_KERNEL);
> -		if (!in || !out)
> +		if (!*in || !*out)
>  			goto outerr;
>  
>  		MLX5_SET(rtr2rts_qp_in, *in, opcode, cmd);
> --
> 2.28.0
> 

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