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Date:	Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:01:22 +0100
From:	Danny Kukawka <>
To:	Ralf Baechle <>
Cc:	Danny Kukawka <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,,,
Subject: [PATCH 12/12] rose: check given MAC address, if invalid return -EADDRNOTAVAIL

Check if given address is valid in .ndo_set_mac_address/
rose_set_mac_address(), if invalid return -EADDRNOTAVAIL as
eth_mac_addr() already does if is_valid_ether_addr() fails.

Signed-off-by: Danny Kukawka <>
 net/rose/rose_dev.c |    3 +++
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/rose/rose_dev.c b/net/rose/rose_dev.c
index 178ff4f..1ae8791 100644
--- a/net/rose/rose_dev.c
+++ b/net/rose/rose_dev.c
@@ -96,6 +96,9 @@ static int rose_set_mac_address(struct net_device *dev, void *addr)
 	struct sockaddr *sa = addr;
 	int err;
+	if (!is_valid_ether_addr(sa->sa_data))
 	if (!memcpy(dev->dev_addr, sa->sa_data, dev->addr_len))
 		return 0;

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