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SubjectRE: [PATCH 16/16] drivers, net, intersil: convert request_context.refcount from atomic_t to refcount_t
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> Elena Reshetova <elena.reshetova@intel.com> writes:
>
> > refcount_t type and corresponding API should be
> > used instead of atomic_t when the variable is used as
> > a reference counter. This allows to avoid accidental
> > refcounter overflows that might lead to use-after-free
> > situations.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Elena Reshetova <elena.reshetova@intel.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Hans Liljestrand <ishkamiel@gmail.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> > Signed-off-by: David Windsor <dwindsor@gmail.com>
> > ---
> > drivers/net/wireless/intersil/orinoco/orinoco_usb.c | 15 ++++++++-------
> > 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>
> The prefix should be "orinoco_usb:", I'll fix that.

Thanks for both! Will you take the patches in?

Best Regards,
Elena.

>
> --
> Kalle Valo

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