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Date:   Sat, 4 May 2019 08:33:40 +0200
From:   Greg KH <>
To:     Jia-Ju Bai <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] usb: host: xhci_debugfs: Fix a null pointer dereference
 in xhci_debugfs_create_endpoint()

On Sat, May 04, 2019 at 11:37:48AM +0800, Jia-Ju Bai wrote:
> In xhci_debugfs_create_slot(), kzalloc() can fail and
> dev->debugfs_private will be NULL.
> In xhci_debugfs_create_endpoint(), dev->debugfs_private is used without
> any null-pointer check, and can cause a null pointer dereference.
> To fix this bug, a null-pointer check is added in
> xhci_debugfs_create_endpoint().
> This bug is found by a runtime fuzzing tool named FIZZER written by us.
> Signed-off-by: Jia-Ju Bai <>

Very rare case, but nice fix.  You should put "potential" in your
subject line as this is something that no one should ever hit :)


Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

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