Re: rsi: fix a dereference on adapter before it has been null checked
From: Kalle Valo
Date: Wed Sep 20 2017 - 08:40:48 EST
Colin Ian King <colin.king@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> The assignment of dev is dereferencing adapter before adapter has
> been null checked, potentially leading to a null pointer dereference.
> Fix this by simply moving the assignment of dev to a later point
> after the sanity null check of adapter.
> Detected by CoverityScan CID#1398383 ("Dereference before null check")
> Fixes: dad0d04fa7ba ("rsi: Add RS9113 wireless driver")
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Patch applied to wireless-drivers-next.git, thanks.
6508497cbdc7 rsi: fix a dereference on adapter before it has been null checked