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Subject[PATCH v2 3/9] can: gs_usb: gs_usb_disconnect(): fix NULL pointer dereference
gs_usb sets the driver's priv data to NULL before waiting for the
completion of outsdanding urbs. This can results in NULL pointer
dereference, c.f. [1] and [2].

Remove the call to usb_set_intfdata(intf, NULL). The core will take
care of setting it to NULL after gs_usb_disconnect() at [3].

[1] c/27ef17849779 ("usb: add usb_set_intfdata() documentation")

[2] thread about usb_set_intfdata() on linux-usb mailing.

[3] function usb_unbind_interface() from drivers/usb/core/driver.c

Fixes: d08e973a77d1 ("can: gs_usb: Added support for the GS_USB CAN devices")
Signed-off-by: Vincent Mailhol <>
drivers/net/can/usb/gs_usb.c | 2 --
1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/can/usb/gs_usb.c b/drivers/net/can/usb/gs_usb.c
index 838744d2ce34..97b1da8fd19f 100644
--- a/drivers/net/can/usb/gs_usb.c
+++ b/drivers/net/can/usb/gs_usb.c
@@ -1458,8 +1458,6 @@ static void gs_usb_disconnect(struct usb_interface *intf)
struct gs_usb *dev = usb_get_intfdata(intf);
unsigned int i;

- usb_set_intfdata(intf, NULL);
if (!dev) {
dev_err(&intf->dev, "Disconnect (nodata)\n");
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