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Subject[PATCH] fix adm9240 oops
The adm9240 driver, in adm9240_detect(), allocates a structure.  The
error path attempts to kfree() a subfield of that structure, resulting
in an oops (or slab corruption) if the hardware is not present. This
one seems worth fixing for 2.6.13.


Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <>

--- 2.6.13-rc7/drivers/hwmon/adm9240.c.orig 2005-08-25 14:30:04.000000000 -0600
+++ 2.6.13-rc7/drivers/hwmon/adm9240.c 2005-08-25 14:30:26.000000000 -0600
@@ -616,7 +616,7 @@ static int adm9240_detect(struct i2c_ada

return 0;
- kfree(new_client);
+ kfree(data);
return err;
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