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Date:	Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:51:15 +0800
From:	"Jia-Ju Bai" <baijiaju1990@....com>
To:	<netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Potential bugs found in ne2k-pci+8390

Dear Sir,
I'm very sorry to trouble you. 
Recently I test 15 linux device drivers and find some potential bugs both in
Linux 3.8.6 and Linux 3.17.2. 

The target file is drivers/net/ethernet/8390/ne2k-pci.c, which is used to
build ne2k-pci.ko. I hope you can help me check my findings:
[1] The function request_region is called by ne2k_pci_init_one when
initializing the ethernet card driver. But when request_region is failed,
which means that it returns the error value, ne2k_pci_init_one returns
immediately to halt the process. However, because pci_enable_device has been
called before request_region in ne2k_pci_init_one, pci_disable_device should
be called before exiting. When the driver works normally, pci_enable_device
and pci_disable_device are called in pairs in ne2k_pci_init_one and
ne2k_pci_remove_one. Moreover, other ethernet card drivers call
pci_enable_device and pci_disable_device in pairs in error handling paths,
such as r8169 and sky2.
[2] The similar problem to [1] occurs when alloc_ei_netdev is failed in
ne2k_pci_init_one.
[3] The similar problem to [1] occurs when register_netdev is failed in
ne2k_pci_init_one.

Could you help me check these findings? Thank you very much, and I'm looking
forward to your reply.

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Best wishes!
Jia-Ju Bai
E-mail: baijiaju1990@....com
Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University
Address: Room 1-417, West Main, Tsinghua University, Haidian District,
Beijing, 100084, China.




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