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Date:   Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:41:39 -0500
From:   Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@...hat.com>
To:     Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Martin Kepplinger <martink@...teo.de>
Subject: [PATCH] tools: objtool: fix memory leak in elf_create_rela_section()

From: Martin Kepplinger <martink@...teo.de>

Let's free the allocated char array relaname before returning
in order to avoid leaking memory.

Signed-off-by: Martin Kepplinger <martink@...teo.de>
Signed-off-by: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@...hat.com>
---
 tools/objtool/elf.c | 6 +++++-
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/tools/objtool/elf.c b/tools/objtool/elf.c
index 6e9f980a7d26..6aacbc31316d 100644
--- a/tools/objtool/elf.c
+++ b/tools/objtool/elf.c
@@ -508,8 +508,12 @@ struct section *elf_create_rela_section(struct elf *elf, struct section *base)
 	strcat(relaname, base->name);
 
 	sec = elf_create_section(elf, relaname, sizeof(GElf_Rela), 0);
-	if (!sec)
+	if (!sec) {
+		free(relaname);
 		return NULL;
+	}
+
+	free(relaname);
 
 	base->rela = sec;
 	sec->base = base;
-- 
2.13.5

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