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Date:   Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:38:38 +0000
From:   Colin King <colin.king@...onical.com>
To:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Serge Semin <fancer.lancer@...il.com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] eeprom: fix memory leak on buf when failed allocation of csraddr_str

From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>

The error return path When csraddr_str fails to free buf, causing a
memory leak. Fix this by returning via the free_buf label that
performs the necessary cleanup.

Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
---
 drivers/misc/eeprom/idt_89hpesx.c | 6 ++++--
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/misc/eeprom/idt_89hpesx.c b/drivers/misc/eeprom/idt_89hpesx.c
index 25d47d0..56bc5c2 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/eeprom/idt_89hpesx.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/eeprom/idt_89hpesx.c
@@ -965,8 +965,10 @@ static ssize_t idt_dbgfs_csr_write(struct file *filep, const char __user *ubuf,
 		csraddr_len = colon_ch - buf;
 		csraddr_str =
 			kmalloc(sizeof(char)*(csraddr_len + 1), GFP_KERNEL);
-		if (csraddr_str == NULL)
-			return -ENOMEM;
+		if (csraddr_str == NULL) {
+			ret = -ENOMEM;
+			goto free_buf;
+		}
 		/* Copy the register address to the substring buffer */
 		strncpy(csraddr_str, buf, csraddr_len);
 		csraddr_str[csraddr_len] = '\0';
-- 
2.10.2

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