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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] net: deinit automatic LIST_HEAD
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From: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:59:19 +0100

> commit 9b5e383c11b08784 (net: Introduce
> unregister_netdevice_many()) left an active LIST_HEAD() in
> rollback_registered(), with possible memory corruption.
>
> Even if device is freed without touching its unreg_list (and therefore
> touching the previous memory location holding LISTE_HEAD(single), better
> close the bug for good, since its really subtle.
>
> (Same fix for default_device_exit_batch() for completeness)
>
> Reported-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.cz>
> Reported-by: Eric W. Biderman <ebiderman@xmission.com>
> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>

Applied.


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