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Date:	Mon,  8 Sep 2014 09:51:12 +0200
From:	Bojan Prtvar <>
Subject: [PATCH] netfilter: xtables:  Remove unnecessary initialization of struct ts_state

The skb_find_text() accepts uninitialized textsearch state variable.

Signed-off-by: Bojan Prtvar <>
 net/netfilter/xt_string.c | 1 -
 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/netfilter/xt_string.c b/net/netfilter/xt_string.c
index d3c48b1..5699adb 100644
--- a/net/netfilter/xt_string.c
+++ b/net/netfilter/xt_string.c
@@ -29,7 +29,6 @@ string_mt(const struct sk_buff *skb, struct xt_action_param *par)
 	struct ts_state state;
 	bool invert;
-	memset(&state, 0, sizeof(struct ts_state));
 	invert = conf->u.v1.flags & XT_STRING_FLAG_INVERT;
 	return (skb_find_text((struct sk_buff *)skb, conf->from_offset,

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