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Date:   Thu, 17 Dec 2020 06:36:01 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Kalle Valo <>
To:     Colin King <>
Cc:     "David S . Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Carl Huang <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH][next] ath11k: add missing null check on allocated skb

Colin King <> wrote:

> Currently the null check on a newly allocated skb is missing and
> this can lead to a null pointer dereference is the allocation fails.
> Fix this by adding a null check and returning -ENOMEM.
> Addresses-Coverity: ("Dereference null return")
> Fixes: 43ed15e1ee01 ("ath11k: put hw to DBS using WMI_PDEV_SET_HW_MODE_CMDID")
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <>
> Signed-off-by: Kalle Valo <>

Patch applied to ath-current branch of ath.git, thanks.

c86a36a621f2 ath11k: add missing null check on allocated skb


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