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Date:	Wed, 24 Jan 2007 21:55:45 -0700
From:	ebiederm@...ssion.com (Eric W. Biederman)
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, steve@...gwyn.com
Subject: [PATCH] net: decnet handle a failure in neigh_parms_alloc (take 2)


While enhancing the neighbour code to handle multiple network
namespaces I noticed that decnet is assuming neigh_parms_alloc
will allways succeed, which is clearly wrong.  So handle the
failure.

Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@...ssion.com>
---
 net/decnet/dn_dev.c |   11 +++++++++--
 1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/decnet/dn_dev.c b/net/decnet/dn_dev.c
index 324eb47..913e25a 100644
--- a/net/decnet/dn_dev.c
+++ b/net/decnet/dn_dev.c
@@ -1140,16 +1140,23 @@ struct dn_dev *dn_dev_create(struct net_device *dev, int *err)
 	init_timer(&dn_db->timer);
 
 	dn_db->uptime = jiffies;
+
+	dn_db->neigh_parms = neigh_parms_alloc(dev, &dn_neigh_table);
+	if (!dn_db->neigh_parms) {
+		dev->dn_ptr = NULL;
+		kfree(dn_db);
+		return NULL;
+	}
+
 	if (dn_db->parms.up) {
 		if (dn_db->parms.up(dev) < 0) {
+			neigh_parms_release(&dn_neigh_table, dn_db->neigh_parms);
 			dev->dn_ptr = NULL;
 			kfree(dn_db);
 			return NULL;
 		}
 	}
 
-	dn_db->neigh_parms = neigh_parms_alloc(dev, &dn_neigh_table);
-
 	dn_dev_sysctl_register(dev, &dn_db->parms);
 
 	dn_dev_set_timer(dev);
-- 
1.4.4.1.g278f

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