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From: Paulo Alcantara <>
To: "Aurélien Aptel" <>,
	"Steve French" <>,
	CIFS <>
Cc: ronnie sahlberg <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] cifs: missing null pointer check in cifs_mount
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:17:12 -0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>


On June 23, 2021 8:48:24 AM GMT-03:00, "Aurélien Aptel" <> wrote:
>Steve French <> writes:
>> We weren't checking if tcon is null before setting dfs path,
>> although we check for null tcon in an earlier assignment statement.
>If tcon is NULL there is no point in continuing in that function, we
>should have exited earlier.
>If tcon is NULL it means mount_get_conns() failed so presumably rc will
>be != 0 and we would goto error.
>I don't think this is needed. We could change the existing check after
>the loop to this you really want to be safe:
>	if (rc || !tcon)
>		goto error;

  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-23 12:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-23  1:17 [PATCH] cifs: missing null pointer check in cifs_mount Steve French
2021-06-23 11:48 ` Aurélien Aptel
2021-06-23 12:17   ` Paulo Alcantara [this message]
2021-06-24  0:34     ` Steve French

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