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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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