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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mfd: wm831x: Fix possible NULL pointer dereference
On Mon, 14 Sep 2015, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:

> The driver always checks for pdata being NULL expect in one place.
> Add a check to prevent a possible NULL pointer deference error.
>
> Signed-off-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <javier@osg.samsung.com>
>
> ---
>
> drivers/mfd/wm831x-core.c | 4 +++-
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Applied, thanks.

NB: I'll also try to remember to fix-up the spelling error in the
commit log.

> diff --git a/drivers/mfd/wm831x-core.c b/drivers/mfd/wm831x-core.c
> index 28366a90e1ad..3e0e99ec5836 100644
> --- a/drivers/mfd/wm831x-core.c
> +++ b/drivers/mfd/wm831x-core.c
> @@ -1626,7 +1626,9 @@ int wm831x_device_init(struct wm831x *wm831x, unsigned long id, int irq)
> mutex_init(&wm831x->io_lock);
> mutex_init(&wm831x->key_lock);
> dev_set_drvdata(wm831x->dev, wm831x);
> - wm831x->soft_shutdown = pdata->soft_shutdown;
> +
> + if (pdata)
> + wm831x->soft_shutdown = pdata->soft_shutdown;
>
> ret = wm831x_reg_read(wm831x, WM831X_PARENT_ID);
> if (ret < 0) {

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