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Date:   Wed, 13 May 2020 15:20:28 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH][next] sfc: fix dereference of table before it is null

From: Colin King <>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2020 18:13:55 +0100

> From: Colin Ian King <>
> Currently pointer table is being dereferenced on a null check of
> table->must_restore_filters before it is being null checked, leading
> to a potential null pointer dereference issue.  Fix this by null
> checking table before dereferencing it when checking for a null
> table->must_restore_filters.
> Addresses-Coverity: ("Dereference before null check")
> Fixes: e4fe938cff04 ("sfc: move 'must restore' flags out of ef10-specific nic_data")
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <>

Applied, thanks.

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