On Fri, Jul 07, 2017 at 09:49:00AM +0930, Jonathan Woithe wrote:
On Thu, Jul 06, 2017 at 05:19:02PM -0500, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
> Check return value from call to devm_kzalloc()
> in order to prevent a NULL pointer dereference.
> This issue was detected using Coccinelle and the following semantic patch:
> expression x;
> identifier fld;
> * x = devm_kzalloc(...);
> ... when != x == NULL
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <garsilva@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
These checks should be added in the interest of code correctness.
devm_kzalloc() can fail (even if it's extremely unlikely in practice) so we
should check for this.
Reviewed-by: Jonathan Woithe <jwoithe@xxxxxxxxxx>
Thanks Gustavo and Jonathan,
Queued to testing.