[PATCH 4.2.y-ckt 086/218] be2iscsi: set the boot_kset pointer to NULL in case of failure

From: Kamal Mostafa
Date: Thu Mar 31 2016 - 16:19:06 EST

4.2.8-ckt7 -stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Maurizio Lombardi <mlombard@xxxxxxxxxx>

commit 84bd64993f916bcf86270c67686ecf4cea7b8933 upstream.

In beiscsi_setup_boot_info(), the boot_kset pointer should be set to
NULL in case of failure otherwise an invalid pointer dereference may
occur later.

Signed-off-by: Maurizio Lombardi <mlombard@xxxxxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Johannes Thumshirn <jthumshirn@xxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Jitendra Bhivare <jitendra.bhivare@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Martin K. Petersen <martin.petersen@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
drivers/scsi/be2iscsi/be_main.c | 1 +
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/scsi/be2iscsi/be_main.c b/drivers/scsi/be2iscsi/be_main.c
index 7a6dbfb..32f827e 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/be2iscsi/be_main.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/be2iscsi/be_main.c
@@ -4468,6 +4468,7 @@ put_shost:
+ phba->boot_kset = NULL;
return -ENOMEM;