Commit:     fa8705b00aeca19d91a1437b8a5cf865999b28f6
Parent:     414c66e00e9fb4572e38bd14e6cc570eae8c5a61
Author:     Tony Battersby <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Wed Oct 10 21:09:04 2007 -0700
Committer:  David S. Miller <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Wed Oct 10 21:09:04 2007 -0700

    [NET]: sanitize kernel_accept() error path
    If kernel_accept() returns an error, it may pass back a pointer to
    freed memory (which the caller should ignore).  Make it pass back NULL
    instead for better safety.
    Signed-off-by: Tony Battersby <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
 net/socket.c |    1 +
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/socket.c b/net/socket.c
index d233647..379b3a3 100644
--- a/net/socket.c
+++ b/net/socket.c
@@ -2235,6 +2235,7 @@ int kernel_accept(struct socket *sock, struct socket 
**newsock, int flags)
        err = sock->ops->accept(sock, *newsock, flags);
        if (err < 0) {
+               *newsock = NULL;
                goto done;
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