Commit 8ebafde0 authored by Dan Carpenter's avatar Dan Carpenter Committed by John W. Linville
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NFC: use after free on error

We returned a freed variable on some error paths when the intent was
to return a NULL.  Part of the reason this was missed was that the
code was confusing because it had too many gotos so I removed them
and simplified the flow a bit.
Signed-off-by: default avatarDan Carpenter <>
Acked-by: default avatarLauro Ramos Venancio <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <>
parent 84b1bec6
......@@ -499,19 +499,19 @@ struct nci_dev *nci_allocate_device(struct nci_ops *ops,
int tx_headroom,
int tx_tailroom)
struct nci_dev *ndev = NULL;
struct nci_dev *ndev;
nfc_dbg("entry, supported_protocols 0x%x", supported_protocols);
if (!ops->open || !ops->close || !ops->send)
goto exit;
return NULL;
if (!supported_protocols)
goto exit;
return NULL;
ndev = kzalloc(sizeof(struct nci_dev), GFP_KERNEL);
if (!ndev)
goto exit;
return NULL;
ndev->ops = ops;
ndev->tx_headroom = tx_headroom;
......@@ -526,13 +526,11 @@ struct nci_dev *nci_allocate_device(struct nci_ops *ops,
nfc_set_drvdata(ndev->nfc_dev, ndev);
goto exit;
return ndev;
return ndev;
return NULL;
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