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Date:   Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:26:32 +0300
From:   Dan Carpenter <>
To:     Jamal Hadi Salim <>,
        Vlad Buslov <>
Cc:     Cong Wang <>,
        Jiri Pirko <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,,
Subject: [PATCH net-next] net: sched: potential NULL dereference in

The error code isn't set on this path so it would result in returning
ERR_PTR(0) and a NULL dereference in the caller.

Fixes: 18d3eefb17cf ("net: sched: refactor tcf_block_find() into standalone functions")
Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <>
 net/sched/cls_api.c | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/sched/cls_api.c b/net/sched/cls_api.c
index 266fcb34fefe..aac72b853fe9 100644
--- a/net/sched/cls_api.c
+++ b/net/sched/cls_api.c
@@ -1310,8 +1310,10 @@ static struct tcf_block *tcf_block_find(struct net *net, struct Qdisc **q,
 		goto errout_qdisc;
 	block = __tcf_block_find(net, *q, *cl, ifindex, block_index, extack);
-	if (IS_ERR(block))
+	if (IS_ERR(block)) {
+		err = PTR_ERR(block);
 		goto errout_qdisc;
+	}
 	return block;

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