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Subject[PATCHv2] block: prevent sending events from removed device
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Skip kobject_uevent_env in case the associated kobject
no longer exists, as calling kobject_uevent_env with
NULL is not safe.

Signed-off-by: Christian Loehle <cloehle@hyperstone.com>
---
 block/genhd.c | 12 ++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/block/genhd.c b/block/genhd.c
index 9f8cb7beaad1..46629fbe23ae 100644
--- a/block/genhd.c
+++ b/block/genhd.c
@@ -1655,8 +1655,16 @@ static void disk_check_events(struct disk_events *ev,
                     (disk->event_flags & DISK_EVENT_FLAG_UEVENT))
                         envp[nr_events++] = disk_uevents[i];
 
-       if (nr_events)
-               kobject_uevent_env(&disk_to_dev(disk)->kobj, KOBJ_CHANGE, envp);
+       if (nr_events) {
+               struct kobject *dev_kobj = kobject_get(&disk_to_dev(disk)->kobj);
+               /* The device kobject might have been removed in the
+                * meantime, so check for it first.
+                * If it was removed there is no need to signal events
+                */
+               if (dev_kobj)
+                       kobject_uevent_env(dev_kobj, KOBJ_CHANGE, envp);
+               kobject_put(dev_kobj);
+       }
 }
 
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