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Date:	Thu, 19 Jun 2008 15:54:27 +0800
From:	Shen Feng <shen@...fujitsu.com>
To:	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, Mingming Cao <cmm@...ibm.com>,
	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <aneesh.kumar@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Subject: [PATCH] ext4: fix memory leak in ext4_ext_insert_extent


In ext4_ext_insert_extent, when path is assigned by
npath, there is a memory leak and then path points to
a freed memory after the function returns becasue
npath and path point to the same memory address
and npath is freed.

Signed-off-by: Shen Feng <shen@...fujitsu.com>
---
 fs/ext4/extents.c |    4 +++-
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/ext4/extents.c b/fs/ext4/extents.c
index 3f6be32..71a56f1 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/extents.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/extents.c
@@ -1497,6 +1497,8 @@ repeat:
 		if (le16_to_cpu(eh->eh_entries) < le16_to_cpu(eh->eh_max)) {
 			ext_debug("next leaf isnt full(%d)\n",
 				  le16_to_cpu(eh->eh_entries));
+			ext4_ext_drop_refs(path);
+			kfree(path);
 			path = npath;
 			goto repeat;
 		}
@@ -1578,7 +1580,7 @@ merge:
 	err = ext4_ext_dirty(handle, inode, path + depth);
 
 cleanup:
-	if (npath) {
+	if (npath && npath != path) {
 		ext4_ext_drop_refs(npath);
 		kfree(npath);
 	}
-- 
1.5.5.1
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