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Date:   Fri, 30 Sep 2022 17:13:35 +0530
From:   Praghadeesh T K S <praghadeeshthevendria@...il.com>
To:     Boris Pismenny <borisp@...dia.com>,
        Saeed Mahameed <saeedm@...dia.com>,
        Leon Romanovsky <leon@...nel.org>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>,
        "GitAuthor: Praghadeesh" <praghadeeshthevendria@...il.com>,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     praghadeeshtks@...omail.in,
        linux-kernel-mentees@...ts.linuxfoundation.org
Subject: [PATCH] net: ethernet/mellanox: fix dereference before null check

net: ethernet/mellanox: fix dereference before null check
macsec dereferenced before null check
bug identified by coverity's linux-next weekly scan
Coverity CID No: 1525317

Signed-off-by: Praghadeesh T K S <praghadeeshthevendria@...il.com>
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_accel/macsec.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_accel/macsec.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_accel/macsec.c
index 5da746d..e822c2a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_accel/macsec.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_accel/macsec.c
@@ -1846,11 +1846,11 @@ int mlx5e_macsec_init(struct mlx5e_priv *priv)
 void mlx5e_macsec_cleanup(struct mlx5e_priv *priv)
 {
 	struct mlx5e_macsec *macsec = priv->macsec;
-	struct mlx5_core_dev *mdev = macsec->mdev;
 
 	if (!macsec)
 		return;
 
+	struct mlx5_core_dev *mdev = macsec->mdev;
 	mlx5_notifier_unregister(mdev, &macsec->nb);
 
 	mlx5e_macsec_fs_cleanup(macsec->macsec_fs);
-- 
2.25.1

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