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Date:   Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:23:44 +0200
From:   Greg KH <>
To:     Greg KH <>
Cc:     Linus Torvalds <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>,
Subject: [GIT PULL] Char/Misc driver fixes for 4.19-rc6

[Yes, the oddity of sending a pull request to myself is not lost on me...]

The following changes since commit 11da3a7f84f19c26da6f86af878298694ede0804:

  Linux 4.19-rc3 (2018-09-09 17:26:43 -0700)

are available in the Git repository at:

  git:// tags/char-misc-4.19-rc4

for you to fetch changes up to 422b3db2a5036add39a82425b1dd9fb6c96481e8:

  firmware: Fix security issue with request_firmware_into_buf() (2018-09-12 09:31:00 +0200)

Char/Misc driver fixes for 4.19-rc4

Here are a small handful of char/misc driver fixes for 4.19-rc4.

All of them are simple, resolving reported problems in a few drivers.
Full details are in the shortlog.

All of these have been in linux-next with no reported issues.

Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

Alexander Usyskin (1):
      mei: ignore not found client in the enumeration

Bryant G. Ly (1):
      misc: ibmvsm: Fix wrong assignment of return code

Gustavo A. R. Silva (1):
      misc: hmc6352: fix potential Spectre v1

John Hubbard (1):
      mei: fix use-after-free in mei_cl_write

K. Y. Srinivasan (1):
      Tools: hv: Fix a bug in the key delete code

Minchan Kim (1):
      android: binder: fix the race mmap and alloc_new_buf_locked

Rishabh Bhatnagar (1):
      firmware: Fix security issue with request_firmware_into_buf()

Stephen Hemminger (1):
      vmbus: don't return values for uninitalized channels

Tomas Winkler (2):
      mei: bus: fix hw module get/put balance
      mei: bus: need to unlink client before freeing

Wei Yongjun (1):
      fpga: dfl: fme: fix return value check in in pr_mgmt_init()

 drivers/android/binder_alloc.c      | 43 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------
 drivers/base/firmware_loader/main.c | 30 +++++++++++++++-----------
 drivers/fpga/dfl-fme-pr.c           |  2 +-
 drivers/hv/vmbus_drv.c              |  3 +++
 drivers/misc/hmc6352.c              |  2 ++
 drivers/misc/ibmvmc.c               |  2 +-
 drivers/misc/mei/bus.c              | 12 +++++------
 drivers/misc/mei/client.c           |  2 +-
 drivers/misc/mei/hbm.c              |  9 +++++---
 tools/hv/hv_kvp_daemon.c            |  2 +-
 10 files changed, 73 insertions(+), 34 deletions(-)

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