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[PATCH 4.18 052/197] apparmor: fix an error code in __aa_create_ns()

4.18-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@xxxxxxxxxx>

[ Upstream commit 0a6b29230ec336189bab32498df3f06c8a6944d8 ]

We should return error pointers in this function.  Returning NULL
results in a NULL dereference in the caller.

Fixes: 73688d1ed0b8 ("apparmor: refactor prepare_ns() and make usable from different views")
Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: John Johansen <john.johansen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <alexander.levin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
 security/apparmor/policy_ns.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/security/apparmor/policy_ns.c
+++ b/security/apparmor/policy_ns.c
@@ -255,7 +255,7 @@ static struct aa_ns *__aa_create_ns(stru
 	ns = alloc_ns(parent->base.hname, name);
 	if (!ns)
-		return NULL;
+		return ERR_PTR(-ENOMEM);
 	ns->level = parent->level + 1;
 	mutex_lock_nested(&ns->lock, ns->level);
 	error = __aafs_ns_mkdir(ns, ns_subns_dir(parent), name, dir);