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SubjectRe: [PATCH] bluetooth/virtio_bt: Fix dereference null return value
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Hi John,

> The alloc_skb function returns NULL on error. So, test this case and
> avoid a NULL dereference (skb->data).
>
> Addresses-Coverity-ID: 1484718 ("Dereference null return value")
> Fixes: afd2daa26c7ab ("Bluetooth: Add support for virtio transport driver")
> Signed-off-by: John Wood <john.wood@gmx.com>
> ---
> drivers/bluetooth/virtio_bt.c | 2 ++
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/bluetooth/virtio_bt.c b/drivers/bluetooth/virtio_bt.c
> index c804db7e90f8..5f82574236c0 100644
> --- a/drivers/bluetooth/virtio_bt.c
> +++ b/drivers/bluetooth/virtio_bt.c
> @@ -34,6 +34,8 @@ static int virtbt_add_inbuf(struct virtio_bluetooth *vbt)
> int err;
>
> skb = alloc_skb(1000, GFP_KERNEL);
> + if (!skb)
> + return -ENOMEM;
> sg_init_one(sg, skb->data, 1000);

this is already fixed.

Author: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
Date: Fri Apr 9 17:53:14 2021 +0100

Bluetooth: virtio_bt: add missing null pointer check on alloc_skb call return

The call to alloc_skb with the GFP_KERNEL flag can return a null sk_buff
pointer, so add a null check to avoid any null pointer deference issues.

Addresses-Coverity: ("Dereference null return value")
Fixes: afd2daa26c7a ("Bluetooth: Add support for virtio transport driver")
Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
Signed-off-by: Marcel Holtmann <marcel@holtmann.org>

Regards

Marcel

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