[PATCH 3.13 101/163] iscsi-target: avoid NULL pointer in iscsi_copy_param_list failure

From: Kamal Mostafa
Date: Thu Oct 09 2014 - 17:27:35 EST -stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Joern Engel <joern@xxxxxxxxx>

commit 8ae757d09c45102b347a1bc2867f54ffc1ab8fda upstream.

In iscsi_copy_param_list() a failed iscsi_param_list memory allocation
currently invokes iscsi_release_param_list() to cleanup, and will promptly
trigger a NULL pointer dereference.

Instead, go ahead and return for the first iscsi_copy_param_list()
failure case.

Found by coverity.

Signed-off-by: Joern Engel <joern@xxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Nicholas Bellinger <nab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
drivers/target/iscsi/iscsi_target_parameters.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/target/iscsi/iscsi_target_parameters.c b/drivers/target/iscsi/iscsi_target_parameters.c
index 4d2e23f..43b7e6a 100644
--- a/drivers/target/iscsi/iscsi_target_parameters.c
+++ b/drivers/target/iscsi/iscsi_target_parameters.c
@@ -601,7 +601,7 @@ int iscsi_copy_param_list(
param_list = kzalloc(sizeof(struct iscsi_param_list), GFP_KERNEL);
if (!param_list) {
pr_err("Unable to allocate memory for struct iscsi_param_list.\n");
- goto err_out;
+ return -1;

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/