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Date:	Mon, 16 May 2016 10:41:04 -0500
From:	Mario Limonciello <>
Cc:	LKML <>,
	Mario Limonciello <>
Subject: [PATCH] dell_rbu: Don't fallback to userhelper when loading firmware

dell_rbu previously would allow a userspace application to craft the
payload after dell_rbu was loaded and abuse the udev userspace API.

Instead require the payload to be crafted and placed in
/lib/firmware/dell_rbu ahead of time.

This adjusts dell_rbu to immediately load the firmware from
/lib/firmware/dell_rbu when "init" is passed into image_type using the
kernel helper.
 drivers/firmware/dell_rbu.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/firmware/dell_rbu.c b/drivers/firmware/dell_rbu.c
index d5f5b98..5ecf043 100644
--- a/drivers/firmware/dell_rbu.c
+++ b/drivers/firmware/dell_rbu.c
@@ -677,7 +677,7 @@ static ssize_t write_rbu_image_type(struct file *filp, struct kobject *kobj,
 		if (!rbu_data.entry_created) {
 			req_firm_rc = request_firmware_nowait(THIS_MODULE,
+						      FW_ACTION_HOTPLUG,

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