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Re: [Cluster-devel] [RFC] Coverity 1128444 - Dereference after null check (FORWARD_NULL) in glock.c



2013/11/12 Steven Whitehouse <swhiteho redhat com>:
> Hi,
>
> On Tue, 2013-11-12 at 12:53 -0200, Geyslan Gregório Bem wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> Coverity detected in 'fs/gfs2/glock.c' a possible dereference after
>> null check. Maybe a positive one.
>>
>> There is a initial check for possible 'gl' NULL. After that 'gl' is
>> dereferenced in the looping check by __lockref_is_dead().
>>
>> What do you think?
>>
> I've already been sent a patch for that, and its in the GFS2 -fixes
> tree. Thanks,
>
> Steve.

Steve, thanks.

I'll close it in Coverity.

>
>>
>> 1875static int gfs2_glock_iter_next(struct gfs2_glock_iter *gi)
>> 1876{
>> 1877        struct gfs2_glock *gl;
>> 1878
>> 1879        do {
>> 1880                gl = gi->gl;
>>
>> 1. Condition "gl", taking false branch
>>
>> 2. var_compare_op: Comparing "gl" to null implies that "gl" might be null.
>> 1881                if (gl) {
>> 1882                        gi->gl = glock_hash_next(gl);
>> 1883                        gi->nhash++;
>> 1884                } else {
>>
>> 3. Condition "gi->hash >= (32768 /* 1 << 15 */)", taking false branch
>> 1885                        if (gi->hash >= GFS2_GL_HASH_SIZE) {
>> 1886                                rcu_read_unlock();
>> 1887                                return 1;
>> 1888                        }
>> 1889                        gi->gl = glock_hash_chain(gi->hash);
>> 1890                        gi->nhash = 0;
>> 1891                }
>>
>> 4. Condition "gi->gl == NULL", taking true branch
>>
>> 7. Condition "gi->gl == NULL", taking false branch
>> 1892                while (gi->gl == NULL) {
>> 1893                        gi->hash++;
>>
>> 5. Condition "gi->hash >= (32768 /* 1 << 15 */)", taking false branch
>> 1894                        if (gi->hash >= GFS2_GL_HASH_SIZE) {
>> 1895                                rcu_read_unlock();
>> 1896                                return 1;
>> 1897                        }
>> 1898                        gi->gl = glock_hash_chain(gi->hash);
>> 1899                        gi->nhash = 0;
>>
>> 6. Jumping back to the beginning of the loop
>> 1900                }
>> 1901        /* Skip entries for other sb and dead entries */
>>
>> 8. Condition "gi->sdp != gi->gl->gl_sbd", taking false branch
>>
>> CID 1128444 (#1 of 1): Dereference after null check (FORWARD_NULL)9.
>> var_deref_model: Passing null pointer "&gl->gl_lockref" to function
>> "__lockref_is_dead(struct lockref const *)", which dereferences
>> it.[show details]
>> 1902        } while (gi->sdp != gi->gl->gl_sbd ||
>> __lockref_is_dead(&gl->gl_lockref));
>> 1903
>> 1904        return 0;
>> 1905}
>>
>
>

-- 
Regards,

Geyslan G. Bem
hackingbits.com


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