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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2] util/async: avoid NULL pointer dereference

From: WangJie (Pluto)
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2] util/async: avoid NULL pointer dereference
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:51:50 +0800
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Thanks Stefan, will you push it to master branch?

On 2018/6/18 23:50, Stefan Hajnoczi wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 07:26:25AM +0800, Jie Wang wrote:
>> if laio_init create linux_aio failed and return NULL, NULL pointer
>> dereference will occur when laio_attach_aio_context dereference
>> linux_aio in aio_get_linux_aio. Let's avoid it and report error.
>> Signed-off-by: Jie Wang <address@hidden>
>> ---
>>  block/file-posix.c | 19 +++++++++++++++++--
>>  util/async.c       |  5 ++++-
>>  2 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> If someone wants to split aio_get_linux_aio() into an initialization
> function and a "get" function which doesn't return NULL if init
> succeeded, then we can make this a bit cleaner.  But it doesn't matter
> at the moment since there are few callers and duplicating the NULL check
> isn't too bad.
> Thanks, applied to my block tree:
> https://github.com/stefanha/qemu/commits/block
> Stefan

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