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Date:   Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:56:05 -0500
From:   Aditya Pakki <>
Cc:, Richard Leitner <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,,
Subject: [PATCH] usb: usb251xb: fix to avoid potential NULL pointer dereference

of_match_device in usb251xb_probe can fail and returns a NULL pointer.
The patch avoids a potential NULL pointer dereference in this scenario.

Signed-off-by: Aditya Pakki <>
 drivers/usb/misc/usb251xb.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/usb/misc/usb251xb.c b/drivers/usb/misc/usb251xb.c
index 4d72b7d1d383..fe5266dc8864 100644
--- a/drivers/usb/misc/usb251xb.c
+++ b/drivers/usb/misc/usb251xb.c
@@ -612,6 +612,8 @@ static int usb251xb_probe(struct usb251xb *hub)
 	int err;
+	if (!of_id)
+		return -ENODEV;
 	if (np) {
 		err = usb251xb_get_ofdata(hub,
 					  (struct usb251xb_data *)of_id->data);

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