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Date:	Fri, 16 Mar 2012 09:24:09 +0200
From:	"Eilon Greenstein" <eilong@...adcom.com>
To:	"Michal Schmidt" <mschmidt@...hat.com>
cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, "Yuval Mintz" <yuvalmin@...adcom.com>,
	"Yaniv Rosner" <yanivr@...adcom.com>,
	"Dmitry Kravkov" <dmitry@...adcom.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 1/2] bnx2x: fix a crash on corrupt firmware file

On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 01:08 +0100, Michal Schmidt wrote:
> If the requested firmware is deemed corrupt and then released, reset the
> pointer to NULL in order to avoid double-freeing it in
> bnx2x_release_firmware() or dereferencing it in bnx2x_init_firmware().
> 
> Signed-off-by: Michal Schmidt <mschmidt@...hat.com>

Acked-by: Eilon Greenstein <eilong@...adcom.com>

Thanks Michal!

> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnx2x/bnx2x_main.c |    1 +
>  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnx2x/bnx2x_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnx2x/bnx2x_main.c
> index 2545213..00ff62f 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnx2x/bnx2x_main.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnx2x/bnx2x_main.c
> @@ -10901,6 +10901,7 @@ init_ops_alloc_err:
>  	kfree(bp->init_data);
>  request_firmware_exit:
>  	release_firmware(bp->firmware);
> +	bp->firmware = NULL;
>  
>  	return rc;
>  }




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