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Subject[PATCH v2] sfc_ef100: potential dereference of null pointer
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The return value of kmalloc() needs to be checked.
To avoid use in efx_nic_update_stats() in case of the failure of alloc.

Fixes: b593b6f1b492 ("sfc_ef100: statistics gathering")
Signed-off-by: Jiasheng Jiang <jiasheng@iscas.ac.cn>
Reported-by: kernel test robot <lkp@intel.com>
---
Changelog:

v1 -> v2

*Change 1. Change the place to check, avoiding the warning.
---
drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/ef100_nic.c | 3 +++
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/ef100_nic.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/ef100_nic.c
index 518268ce2064..d35cafd422b1 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/ef100_nic.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/ef100_nic.c
@@ -609,6 +609,9 @@ static size_t ef100_update_stats(struct efx_nic *efx,
ef100_common_stat_mask(mask);
ef100_ethtool_stat_mask(mask);

+ if (!mc_stats)
+ return 0;
+
efx_nic_copy_stats(efx, mc_stats);
efx_nic_update_stats(ef100_stat_desc, EF100_STAT_COUNT, mask,
stats, mc_stats, false);
--
2.25.1
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