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Date:   Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:26:20 -0500
From:   Aditya Pakki <pakki001@....edu>
To:     pakki001@....edu
Cc:     kjlu@....edu, Shahed Shaikh <shshaikh@...vell.com>,
        Manish Chopra <manishc@...vell.com>,
        GR-Linux-NIC-Dev@...vell.com,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] qlcnic: Avoid potential NULL pointer dereference

netdev_alloc_skb can fail and return a NULL pointer which is
dereferenced without a check. The patch avoids such a scenario.

Signed-off-by: Aditya Pakki <pakki001@....edu>
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_ethtool.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_ethtool.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_ethtool.c
index 3b0adda7cc9c..826571029b21 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_ethtool.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_ethtool.c
@@ -1048,6 +1048,8 @@ int qlcnic_do_lb_test(struct qlcnic_adapter *adapter, u8 mode)
 
 	for (i = 0; i < QLCNIC_NUM_ILB_PKT; i++) {
 		skb = netdev_alloc_skb(adapter->netdev, QLCNIC_ILB_PKT_SIZE);
+		if (!unlikely(skb))
+			break;
 		qlcnic_create_loopback_buff(skb->data, adapter->mac_addr);
 		skb_put(skb, QLCNIC_ILB_PKT_SIZE);
 		adapter->ahw->diag_cnt = 0;
-- 
2.17.1

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