rionet: NULL pointer dereference
From: Jesper Juhl
Date: Thu Jun 16 2011 - 18:15:42 EST
Just noticed that drivers/net/rionet.c::rionet_remove() can cause a NULL
deref when it calls unregister_netdev().
It initializes local variable 'ndev' to NULL and nothing changes this
before the call to unregister_netdev(ndev) - that functions then calls:
unregister_netdevice > unregister_netdevice_queue > list_move_tail >
__list_del_entry which dereferences the pointer (which, being NULL, will
end in tears).
I won't claim to know this code nor what the proper fix is; just thought
i'd report it so someone else with more knowledge of this could perhaps
come up with a fix.
Have a nice day.
Jesper Juhl <jj@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> http://www.chaosbits.net/
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