Commit 4e3ca3e0 authored by Sergey Senozhatsky's avatar Sergey Senozhatsky Committed by Linus Torvalds
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mm/mempool: allow NULL `pool' pointer in mempool_destroy()

mempool_destroy() does not tolerate a NULL mempool_t pointer argument and
performs a NULL-pointer dereference.  This requires additional attention
and effort from developers/reviewers and forces all mempool_destroy()
callers to do a NULL check

    if (pool)
        mempool_destroy(pool);

Or, otherwise, be invalid mempool_destroy() users.

Tweak mempool_destroy() and NULL-check the pointer there.

Proposed by Andrew Morton.

Link: https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/6/8/583

Signed-off-by: default avatarSergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.com>
Acked-by: default avatarDavid Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
Cc: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@lip6.fr>
Cc: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
parent 3942d299
......@@ -150,6 +150,9 @@ static void *remove_element(mempool_t *pool)
*/
void mempool_destroy(mempool_t *pool)
{
if (unlikely(!pool))
return;
while (pool->curr_nr) {
void *element = remove_element(pool);
pool->free(element, pool->pool_data);
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