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SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] 2.6.20-rc4: null pointer deref in khubd
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Am Mittwoch, 10. Januar 2007 18:31 schrieb Alan Stern:
> > Regarding the bug this device uncovers, it seems to me that this in drivers/base/core.c
> >       if (parent)
> >               klist_add_tail(&dev->knode_parent, &parent->klist_children);
> > should make knode_parent a valid node under all circumstances.
> > Hm.
>
> I haven't seen the original bug report.  Where does the NULL pointer deref
> occur?

Apparently here: drivers/base/core.c:

void device_del(struct device * dev)
{
struct device * parent = dev->parent;
struct class_interface *class_intf;

if (parent)
klist_del(&dev->knode_parent);

The obvious change with this device is that usb_set_configuration() is never
called, but that should not matter.

Regards
Oliver
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