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SubjectRe: [PATCH] media: usbtv: fix control-message timeouts
On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 06:18:18PM +0100, Johan Hovold wrote:
> The driver was issuing synchronous uninterruptible control requests
> without using a timeout. This could lead to the driver hanging on
> various user requests due to a malfunctioning (or malicious) device
> until the device is physically disconnected.
> The USB upper limit of five seconds per request should be more than
> enough.
> Fixes: f3d27f34fdd7 ("[media] usbtv: Add driver for Fushicai USBTV007 video frame grabber")
> Fixes: c53a846c48f2 ("[media] usbtv: add video controls")
> Cc: stable <> # 3.11
> Cc: Lubomir Rintel <>
> Signed-off-by: Johan Hovold <>

Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

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