Re: [PATCH] netfilter: nf_tables: Add a null pointer check in two functions

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Hi Markus,

On Tue, Jan 23, 2024 at 02:45:12PM +0100, Markus Elfring wrote:
> From: Markus Elfring <elfring@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2024 14:28:31 +0100
> The result from a call of the function “kasprintf” was passed to
> a subsequent function call without checking for a null pointer before
> (according to a memory allocation failure).
> This issue was detected by using the Coccinelle software.

This is correct and I'm fine with the patch if it avoids ringing alarm
bells somewhere, yet it doesn't fix an actual issue here since the
allocated buffer is merely passed to vsnprintf() which detects and
sanitizes %s args being NULL.

Cheers, Phil

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