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Date:	Fri, 7 Mar 2014 11:04:11 +0300
From:	Dan Carpenter <>
To:	"Wang, Xiaoming" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [staging][r8188eu]: memory leak in rtw_free_cmd_obj if
 command is (_Set_Drv_Extra)

On Fri, Mar 07, 2014 at 03:01:34PM -0500, Wang, Xiaoming wrote:
> pcmd->parmbuf->pbuf has been allocated if command is GEN_CMD_CODE(_Set_Drv_Extra),
> and it enqueued by rtw_enqueue_cmd. rtw_cmd_thread dequeue pcmd by rtw_dequeue_cmd.
> The memory leak happened on this branch "if( _FAIL == rtw_cmd_filter(pcmdpriv, pcmd) )"
> which goto post_process directly against freeing pcmd->parmbuf->pbuf in
> rtw_drvextra_cmd_hdl which is the cmd_hdl if command is (_Set_Drv_Extra).
> This patch free pcmd->parmbuf->pbuf on forgotten branch to avoid memory leak.
> Signed-off-by: Zhang Dongxing <>
> Signed-off-by: xiaoming wang <>

This code looks completely different in linux-next.  Please redo on top
of linux-next if it's still needed.

dan carpenter

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