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* [PATCH] staging: lustre: lustre: mdc: lproc_mdc.c: Fix for potential NULL pointer dereference
@ 2015-01-26 15:44 Kumar Amit Mehta
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From: Kumar Amit Mehta @ 2015-01-26 15:44 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: oleg.drokin, andreas.dilger
  Cc: gregkh, srikrishanmalik, rd, tristan, HPDD-discuss, devel,
	kernel-janitors, linux-kernel

In mdc_kuc_write(), OBD_ALLOC(lh, len) may leave 'lh' to NULL as kmalloc
may fail to allocate memory. This fix adds a check to avoid, dereferencing
a NULL pointer.

Signed-off-by: Kumar Amit Mehta <gmate.amit@gmail.com>
---
 drivers/staging/lustre/lustre/mdc/lproc_mdc.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/lustre/lustre/mdc/lproc_mdc.c b/drivers/staging/lustre/lustre/mdc/lproc_mdc.c
index c420219..c791941 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/lustre/lustre/mdc/lproc_mdc.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/lustre/lustre/mdc/lproc_mdc.c
@@ -106,6 +106,8 @@ static ssize_t mdc_kuc_write(struct file *file,
 		/* for mockup below */ 2 * cfs_size_round(sizeof(*hai));
 
 	OBD_ALLOC(lh, len);
+	if (!lh)
+		return -ENOMEM;
 
 	lh->kuc_magic = KUC_MAGIC;
 	lh->kuc_transport = KUC_TRANSPORT_HSM;
-- 
2.1.0


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