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Date:   Sun, 21 Jul 2019 01:37:31 -0500
From:   Navid Emamdoost <navid.emamdoost@...il.com>
To:     unlisted-recipients:; (no To-header on input)
Cc:     kjlu@....edu, smccaman@....edu, secalert@...hat.com,
        emamd001@....edu, Navid Emamdoost <navid.emamdoost@...il.com>,
        Vishal Kulkarni <vishal@...lsio.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] allocate_flower_entry: should check for null deref

allocate_flower_entry does not check for allocation success, but tries
to deref the result. I only moved the spin_lock under null check, because
 the caller is checking allocation's status at line 652.

Signed-off-by: Navid Emamdoost <navid.emamdoost@...il.com>
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_tc_flower.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_tc_flower.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_tc_flower.c
index 312599c6b35a..e447976bdd3e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_tc_flower.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_tc_flower.c
@@ -67,7 +67,8 @@ static struct ch_tc_pedit_fields pedits[] = {
 static struct ch_tc_flower_entry *allocate_flower_entry(void)
 {
 	struct ch_tc_flower_entry *new = kzalloc(sizeof(*new), GFP_KERNEL);
-	spin_lock_init(&new->lock);
+	if (new)
+		spin_lock_init(&new->lock);
 	return new;
 }
 
-- 
2.17.1

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