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From: Navid Emamdoost <navid.emamdoost@gmail.com>
To: mkubecek@suse.cz
Cc: emamd001@umn.edu, smccaman@umn.edu, kjlu@umn.edu,
	Navid Emamdoost <navid.emamdoost@gmail.com>,
	Josef Bacik <josef@toxicpanda.com>, Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>,
	linux-block@vger.kernel.org, nbd@other.debian.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH v3] nbd_genl_status: null check for nla_nest_start
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 11:40:12 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190911164013.27364-1-navid.emamdoost@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190910113521.GA9895@unicorn.suse.cz>

nla_nest_start may fail and return NULL. The check is inserted, and
errno is selected based on other call sites within the same source code.
Update: removed extra new line.
v3 Update: added release reply, thanks to Michal Kubecek for pointing
out.

Signed-off-by: Navid Emamdoost <navid.emamdoost@gmail.com>
---
 drivers/block/nbd.c | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/block/nbd.c b/drivers/block/nbd.c
index e21d2ded732b..8a9712181c2a 100644
--- a/drivers/block/nbd.c
+++ b/drivers/block/nbd.c
@@ -2149,6 +2149,12 @@ static int nbd_genl_status(struct sk_buff *skb, struct genl_info *info)
 	}
 
 	dev_list = nla_nest_start_noflag(reply, NBD_ATTR_DEVICE_LIST);
+	if (!dev_list) {
+		nlmsg_free(reply);
+		ret = -EMSGSIZE;
+		goto out;
+	}
+
 	if (index == -1) {
 		ret = idr_for_each(&nbd_index_idr, &status_cb, reply);
 		if (ret) {
-- 
2.17.1


  reply	other threads:[~2019-09-11 16:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-23 23:01 [PATCH] " Navid Emamdoost
2019-07-29 13:09 ` Josef Bacik
2019-07-29 16:42   ` [PATCH v2] " Navid Emamdoost
2019-07-30  5:52     ` [engineering.redhat.com #494735] Re: [PATCH] " Red Hat Product Security
2019-07-30  6:05     ` [PATCH v2] " Bob Liu
2019-09-10 11:35     ` Michal Kubecek
2019-09-11 16:40       ` Navid Emamdoost [this message]
2019-10-21  6:42         ` [PATCH v3] " Michal Kubecek
2021-04-14  3:05           ` Mark-PK Tsai
2019-10-17  2:17       ` [PATCH v2] " Navid Emamdoost
2019-10-17 19:37         ` [engineering.redhat.com #498403] " Red Hat Product Security

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