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Date:   Wed, 8 Jan 2020 10:08:31 +0100
From:   Michal Kubecek <mkubecek@...e.cz>
To:     netdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
        Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>, kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] ethtool: fix ->reply_size() error handling

On Wed, Jan 08, 2020 at 08:41:25AM +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> The "ret < 0" comparison is never true because "ret" is still zero.
> 
> Fixes: 728480f12442 ("ethtool: default handlers for GET requests")
> Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>
> ---
>  net/ethtool/netlink.c | 6 ++++--
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/net/ethtool/netlink.c b/net/ethtool/netlink.c
> index 5d16436498ac..86b79f9bc08d 100644
> --- a/net/ethtool/netlink.c
> +++ b/net/ethtool/netlink.c
> @@ -319,9 +319,10 @@ static int ethnl_default_doit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct genl_info *info)
>  	rtnl_unlock();
>  	if (ret < 0)
>  		goto err_cleanup;
> -	reply_len = ops->reply_size(req_info, reply_data);
> +	ret = ops->reply_size(req_info, reply_data);
>  	if (ret < 0)
>  		goto err_cleanup;
> +	reply_len = ret;
>  	ret = -ENOMEM;
>  	rskb = ethnl_reply_init(reply_len, req_info->dev, ops->reply_cmd,
>  				ops->hdr_attr, info, &reply_payload);
> @@ -555,9 +556,10 @@ static void ethnl_default_notify(struct net_device *dev, unsigned int cmd,
>  	ret = ops->prepare_data(req_info, reply_data, NULL);
>  	if (ret < 0)
>  		goto err_cleanup;
> -	reply_len = ops->reply_size(req_info, reply_data);
> +	ret = ops->reply_size(req_info, reply_data);
>  	if (ret < 0)
>  		goto err_cleanup;
> +	reply_len = ret;
>  	ret = -ENOMEM;
>  	skb = genlmsg_new(reply_len, GFP_KERNEL);
>  	if (!skb)

Thank you.

Reviewed-by: Michal Kubecek <mkubecek@...e.cz>

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