[ 3.8.y.z extended stable ] Patch "usb: ehci-mxc: check for pdata before dereferencing" has been added to staging queue

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Fri Sep 20 00:36:13 UTC 2013

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    usb: ehci-mxc: check for pdata before dereferencing

to the linux-3.8.y-queue branch of the 3.8.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


This patch is scheduled to be released in version

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.8.y.z tree, see



>From 0e96ab5d441c564f2931f2873a1c0fb3215ca3cc Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Daniel Mack <zonque at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 11:17:21 +0200
Subject: usb: ehci-mxc: check for pdata before dereferencing

commit f375fc520d4df0cd9fcb570f33c103c6c0311f9e upstream.

Commit 7e8d5cd93fac ("USB: Add EHCI support for MX27 and MX31 based
boards") introduced code that could potentially lead to a NULL pointer
dereference on driver removal.

Fix this by checking for the value of pdata before dereferencing it.

Signed-off-by: Daniel Mack <zonque at gmail.com>
Reported-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter at oracle.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
 drivers/usb/host/ehci-mxc.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/usb/host/ehci-mxc.c b/drivers/usb/host/ehci-mxc.c
index dedb80b..f4f032e 100644
--- a/drivers/usb/host/ehci-mxc.c
+++ b/drivers/usb/host/ehci-mxc.c
@@ -211,7 +211,7 @@ static int __exit ehci_mxc_drv_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	if (pdata && pdata->exit)

-	if (pdata->otg)
+	if (pdata && pdata->otg)


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