[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 13/13] net/bnxt: avoid null pointer dereference

Ajit Khaparde ajit.khaparde at broadcom.com
Fri Aug 30 18:35:37 CEST 2019

From: Kalesh AP <kalesh-anakkur.purayil at broadcom.com>

Commit "bd0a14c99f65" enables the creation of a dedicated completion
ring for asynchronous event handling instead of handling these
events on a receive completion ring on non Stingray Platforms.

This causes a segfault due to NULL pointer defreference in
bnxt_alloc_async_cp_ring() on stingray. Fix this by checking the
pointer validity before accessing it.

Fixes: bd0a14c99f65 ("net/bnxt: use dedicated CPR for async events")
Cc: stable at dpdk.org

Signed-off-by: Kalesh AP <kalesh-anakkur.purayil at broadcom.com>
Signed-off-by: Ajit Kumar Khaparde <ajit.khaparde at broadcom.com>
Reviewed-by: Rahul Gupta <rahul.gupta at broadcom.com>
Reviewed-by: Lance Richardson <lance.richardson at broadcom.com>
 drivers/net/bnxt/bnxt_ring.c | 6 ++++--
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/bnxt/bnxt_ring.c b/drivers/net/bnxt/bnxt_ring.c
index 2f57e038a..ec17783cf 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bnxt/bnxt_ring.c
+++ b/drivers/net/bnxt/bnxt_ring.c
@@ -694,13 +694,15 @@ int bnxt_alloc_hwrm_rings(struct bnxt *bp)
 int bnxt_alloc_async_cp_ring(struct bnxt *bp)
 	struct bnxt_cp_ring_info *cpr = bp->async_cp_ring;
-	struct bnxt_ring *cp_ring = cpr->cp_ring_struct;
+	struct bnxt_ring *cp_ring;
 	uint8_t ring_type;
 	int rc;
-	if (BNXT_NUM_ASYNC_CPR(bp) == 0)
+	if (BNXT_NUM_ASYNC_CPR(bp) == 0 || cpr == NULL)
 		return 0;
+	cp_ring = cpr->cp_ring_struct;
 	if (BNXT_HAS_NQ(bp))
2.20.1 (Apple Git-117)

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