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Date:   Fri, 6 Dec 2019 19:45:58 +0100
From:   Håkon Bugge <haakon.bugge@...cle.com>
To:     Sergei Shtylyov <sergei.shtylyov@...entembedded.com>
Cc:     "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net: netlink: Fix uninit-value in netlink_recvmsg()



> On 6 Dec 2019, at 19:20, Sergei Shtylyov <sergei.shtylyov@...entembedded.com> wrote:
> 
> Hello!
> 
> On 12/06/2019 04:49 PM, Håkon Bugge wrote:
> 
>> If skb_recv_datagram() returns NULL, netlink_recvmsg() will return an
>> arbitrarily value.
> 
>   Arbitrary?

is an adjective. Since I described the verb *return*, I assumed the adverb, arbitrarily, is correct, But english is not my native language.

Thxs, Håkon

> 
>> Signed-off-by: Håkon Bugge <haakon.bugge@...cle.com>
>> ---
>> net/netlink/af_netlink.c | 1 +
>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>> 
>> diff --git a/net/netlink/af_netlink.c b/net/netlink/af_netlink.c
>> index 90b2ab9dd449..bb7276f9c9f8 100644
>> --- a/net/netlink/af_netlink.c
>> +++ b/net/netlink/af_netlink.c
>> @@ -1936,6 +1936,7 @@ static int netlink_recvmsg(struct socket *sock, struct msghdr *msg, size_t len,
>> 		return -EOPNOTSUPP;
>> 
>> 	copied = 0;
>> +	err = 0;
>> 
>> 	skb = skb_recv_datagram(sk, flags, noblock, &err);
>> 	if (skb == NULL)
> 
> MBR, Sergei

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