Commit 787e0ae5 authored by Colin Ian King's avatar Colin Ian King Committed by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
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futex: Return error code instead of assigning it without effect

The check on the rt_waiter and top_waiter->pi_state is assigning an error
return code to ret but this later gets re-assigned, hence the check is

Return -EINVAL rather than assigning it to ret which was the original

Fixes: dc7109aa

 ("futex: Validate waiter correctly in futex_proxy_trylock_atomic()")
Addresses-Coverity: ("Unused value")
Signed-off-by: default avatarColin Ian King <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarThomas Gleixner <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarAndré Almeida <>
parent 971b3251
......@@ -2025,7 +2025,7 @@ futex_proxy_trylock_atomic(u32 __user *pifutex, struct futex_hash_bucket *hb1,
* and waiting on the 'waitqueue' futex which is always !PI.
if (!top_waiter->rt_waiter || top_waiter->pi_state)
ret = -EINVAL;
return -EINVAL;
/* Ensure we requeue to the expected futex. */
if (!match_futex(top_waiter->requeue_pi_key, key2))
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