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Re: [PATCH] KVM: dereference of NULL pointer in set_pal_result()

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>> For the check "(p && p->exit_reason == EXIT_REASON_PAL_CALL", if p is NULL, the reference about "p->exit_reason == EXIT_REASON_PAL_CALL" won't be checked any more, so no issue here.

>> >     p = kvm_get_exit_data(vcpu);
>> > -   if (p && p->exit_reason == EXIT_REASON_PAL_CALL) {
>> > +   if (!p)
>> > +           return;
>> > +   if (p->exit_reason == EXIT_REASON_PAL_CALL) {
>> >             p->u.pal_data.ret = result;
>> > -           return ;
>> > +           return;
>> >     }
>> >     INIT_PAL_STATUS_UNIMPLEMENTED(p->u.pal_data.ret);
>
> IMHO it's not the test but the INIT_PAL_STATUS_UNIMPLEMENTED() that does
> the unwanted dereferencing, and that's fixed by the patch.
>
> Gabor

Correct. Thanks,

Roel
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