[PATCH] mtd: rawnand: vf610: Fix to check for NULL pointer dereference

Miquel Raynal miquel.raynal at bootlin.com
Mon Apr 1 08:26:51 PDT 2019


Hi Aditya,

Aditya Pakki <pakki001 at umn.edu> wrote on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:24:34
-0500:

> of_match_device can return NULL if there is no matching device is found.
> The patch avoids a potential NULL pointer dereference by checking for the
> return value and passing the error upstream.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Aditya Pakki <pakki001 at umn.edu>
> ---
>  drivers/mtd/nand/raw/vf610_nfc.c | 2 ++
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/mtd/nand/raw/vf610_nfc.c b/drivers/mtd/nand/raw/vf610_nfc.c
> index a662ca1970e5..946abbb275c3 100644
> --- a/drivers/mtd/nand/raw/vf610_nfc.c
> +++ b/drivers/mtd/nand/raw/vf610_nfc.c
> @@ -850,6 +850,8 @@ static int vf610_nfc_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>  	}
>  
>  	of_id = of_match_device(vf610_nfc_dt_ids, &pdev->dev);
> +	if (!of_id)
> +		return -ENODEV;
>  	nfc->variant = (enum vf610_nfc_variant)of_id->data;
>  
>  	for_each_available_child_of_node(nfc->dev->of_node, child) {


Applied to git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mtd/linux.git
on nand/next with the title changed to

        mtd: rawnand: vf610: Avoid a potential NULL pointer dereference

and a space after the return statement.

Thanks,
Miquèl



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