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    SubjectRe: [patch 25/46] V4L/DVB (9624): CVE-2008-5033: fix OOPS on tvaudio when controlling bass/treble

    On Sun, 16 Nov 2008 23:15:51 -0800
    Greg KH <> wrote:

    > 2.6.27-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know.
    > ------------------
    > From: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>
    > commit 01a1a3cc1e3fbe718bd06a2a5d4d1a2d0fb4d7d9 upstream.
    > This bug were supposed to be fixed by 5ba2f67afb02c5302b2898949ed6fc3b3d37dcf1,
    > where a call to NULL happens.
    > Not all tvaudio chips allow controlling bass/treble. So, the driver
    > has a table with a flag to indicate if the chip does support it.
    > Unfortunately, the handling of this logic were broken for a very long
    > time (probably since the first module version). Due to that, an OOPS
    > were generated for devices that don't support bass/treble.

    Just complementing, this was a regression, caused by dc3d75da05c3ff2dd6510c32a11deacced49d1a1.



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