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Date:   Sun, 11 Dec 2022 11:11:53 +0100
From:   Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
Subject: [PATCH net-next 01/12] netfilter: nft_inner: fix IS_ERR() vs NULL check

From: Dan Carpenter <>

The __nft_expr_type_get() function returns NULL on error.  It never
returns error pointers.

Fixes: 3a07327d10a0 ("netfilter: nft_inner: support for inner tunnel header matching")
Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <>
Signed-off-by: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
 net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c b/net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c
index 2fa52b8d5ce1..833850a4780f 100644
--- a/net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c
+++ b/net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c
@@ -2873,8 +2873,8 @@ int nft_expr_inner_parse(const struct nft_ctx *ctx, const struct nlattr *nla,
 		return -EINVAL;
 	type = __nft_expr_type_get(ctx->family, tb[NFTA_EXPR_NAME]);
-	if (IS_ERR(type))
-		return PTR_ERR(type);
+	if (!type)
+		return -ENOENT;
 	if (!type->inner_ops)
 		return -EOPNOTSUPP;

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