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SubjectRe: [PATCH][next] reset: fix null pointer dereference on dev by dev_name
Hi Colin,

On Wed, 2018-11-14 at 21:49 +0000, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <>
> The call to dev_name will dereference dev, however, dev is later
> being null checked, so there is a possibility of a null pointer
> dereference on dev by the call to dev_name. Fix this by null
> checking dev first before the call to dev_name
> Detected by CoverityScan, CID#1475475 ("Dereference before null check")
> Fixes: 2a6cb2b1d83b ("reset: Add reset_control_get_count()")
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <>

Thank you, applied to reset/next.


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