[Bridge] [PATCH] net: bridge: fix potential NULL pointer dereference

Gustavo A. R. Silva garsilva at embeddedor.com
Mon Jun 5 21:30:30 UTC 2017


Add NULL check before dereferencing pointer _p_ inside br_afspec().

Addresses-Coverity-ID: 1401872
Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <garsilva at embeddedor.com>
---
 net/bridge/br_netlink.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/bridge/br_netlink.c b/net/bridge/br_netlink.c
index 1e63ec4..ad85a9c 100644
--- a/net/bridge/br_netlink.c
+++ b/net/bridge/br_netlink.c
@@ -776,7 +776,7 @@ int br_setlink(struct net_device *dev, struct nlmsghdr *nlh, u16 flags)
 			goto out;
 	}
 
-	if (afspec) {
+	if (p && afspec) {
 		err = br_afspec((struct net_bridge *)netdev_priv(dev), p,
 				afspec, RTM_SETLINK);
 	}
-- 
2.5.0



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