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    Subject[patch 26/30] Char: isicom, fix close bug
    -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

    From: Jiri Slaby <>

    [PATCH] Char: isicom, fix close bug

    port is dereferenced even if it is NULL. Dereference it _after_ the
    check if (!port)... Thanks Eric <> for reporting this.

    This fixes

    Signed-off-by: Jiri Slaby <>
    Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
    Signed-off-by: Chris Wright <>

    drivers/char/isicom.c | 3 ++-
    1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

    --- linux-
    +++ linux-
    @@ -1062,11 +1062,12 @@ static void isicom_shutdown_port(struct
    static void isicom_close(struct tty_struct *tty, struct file *filp)
    struct isi_port *port = tty->driver_data;
    - struct isi_board *card = port->card;
    + struct isi_board *card;
    unsigned long flags;

    if (!port)
    + card = port->card;
    if (isicom_paranoia_check(port, tty->name, "isicom_close"))

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