[03/18] backport: check for failure when allocating ops in genetlink
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Message ID 20190701214914.8066-4-hauke@hauke-m.de
State New
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  • backports: Update for kernel 5.2
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Hauke Mehrtens July 1, 2019, 9:48 p.m. UTC
From: Luca Coelho <luciano.coelho@intel.com>

We were not checking if the allocation failed in
backport_genl_register_family(), which could lead to NULL pointer
dereferences later.  Fix that.

Signed-off-by: Luca Coelho <luciano.coelho@intel.com>
---
 backport/compat/backport-genetlink.c | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/backport/compat/backport-genetlink.c b/backport/compat/backport-genetlink.c
index 885f1756..16971ec3 100644
--- a/backport/compat/backport-genetlink.c
+++ b/backport/compat/backport-genetlink.c
@@ -220,7 +220,11 @@  int backport_genl_register_family(struct genl_family *family)
 
 	/* we append one entry to the ops to find our family pointer ... */
 	ops = kzalloc(sizeof(*ops) * (family->n_ops + 1), GFP_KERNEL);
+	if (!ops)
+		return -ENOMEM;
+
 	memcpy(ops, family->ops, sizeof(*ops) * family->n_ops);
+
 	/*
 	 * Remove policy to skip validation as the struct nla_policy
 	 * memory layout isn't compatible with the old version