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[PATCH 4.4 089/266] qlcnic: Avoid potential NULL pointer dereference




[ Upstream commit 5bf7295fe34a5251b1d241b9736af4697b590670 ]

netdev_alloc_skb can fail and return a NULL pointer which is
dereferenced without a check. The patch avoids such a scenario.

Signed-off-by: Aditya Pakki <pakki001@xxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin (Microsoft) <sashal@xxxxxxxxxx>
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_ethtool.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_ethtool.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_ethtool.c
index 0a2318cad34d..63ebc491057b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_ethtool.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_ethtool.c
@@ -1038,6 +1038,8 @@ int qlcnic_do_lb_test(struct qlcnic_adapter *adapter, u8 mode)
 
 	for (i = 0; i < QLCNIC_NUM_ILB_PKT; i++) {
 		skb = netdev_alloc_skb(adapter->netdev, QLCNIC_ILB_PKT_SIZE);
+		if (!skb)
+			break;
 		qlcnic_create_loopback_buff(skb->data, adapter->mac_addr);
 		skb_put(skb, QLCNIC_ILB_PKT_SIZE);
 		adapter->ahw->diag_cnt = 0;
-- 
2.19.1