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

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Thu Oct 9 21:02:06 UTC 2014 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Joern Engel <joern at logfs.org>

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 at logfs.org>
Signed-off-by: Nicholas Bellinger <nab at linux-iscsi.org>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
 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;

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