[PATCH] tty: atmel_serial: fix a NULL pointer dereference

Kangjie Lu kjlu at umn.edu
Fri Mar 15 10:16:06 PDT 2019


In case dmaengine_prep_dma_cyclic fails, the fix returns a proper
error code to avoid NULL pointer dereference.

Signed-off-by: Kangjie Lu <kjlu at umn.edu>
Fixes: 34df42f59a60 ("serial: at91: add rx dma support")

---
V2: simplified the patch as suggested by
Richard Genoud <richard.genoud at gmail.com>
---
 drivers/tty/serial/atmel_serial.c | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/atmel_serial.c b/drivers/tty/serial/atmel_serial.c
index 05147fe24343..41b728d223d1 100644
--- a/drivers/tty/serial/atmel_serial.c
+++ b/drivers/tty/serial/atmel_serial.c
@@ -1288,6 +1288,10 @@ static int atmel_prepare_rx_dma(struct uart_port *port)
 					 sg_dma_len(&atmel_port->sg_rx)/2,
 					 DMA_DEV_TO_MEM,
 					 DMA_PREP_INTERRUPT);
+	if (!desc) {
+		dev_err(port->dev, "Preparing DMA cyclic failed\n");
+		goto chan_err;
+	}
 	desc->callback = atmel_complete_rx_dma;
 	desc->callback_param = port;
 	atmel_port->desc_rx = desc;
-- 
2.17.1




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