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    Subject[PATCH] Videopix Frame Grabber: Fix unreleased lock in vfc_debug()
    Videopix Frame Grabber: vfc_debug() doesn't release the device lock
    when copy_from_user() fails

    Signed-off-by: Matthias Kaehlcke <>


    diff --git a/drivers/sbus/char/vfc_dev.c b/drivers/sbus/char/vfc_dev.c
    index 6afc7e5..1cbdabd 100644
    --- a/drivers/sbus/char/vfc_dev.c
    +++ b/drivers/sbus/char/vfc_dev.c
    @@ -248,6 +248,7 @@ static int vfc_debug(struct vfc_dev *dev, int cmd, void __user *argp)

    if (copy_to_user(argp,&inout,sizeof(inout))) {
    + vfc_unlock_device(dev);
    return -EFAULT;
    Matthias Kaehlcke
    Linux Application Developer

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