lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  linux-cve-announce  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Fri, 12 Apr 2019 06:03:27 -0700
From:   Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:     Wang Hai <wanghai26@...wei.com>, davem@...emloft.net,
        idosch@...lanox.com, eric.dumazet@...il.com,
        alexander.h.duyck@...el.com, tyhicks@...onical.com,
        f.fainelli@...il.com, viro@...iv.linux.org.uk,
        amritha.nambiar@...el.com, joe@...ches.com,
        dmitry.torokhov@...il.com, andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com,
        stephen@...workplumber.org
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] net-sysfs: Fix memory leak in netdev_register_kobject



On 04/12/2019 01:36 PM, Wang Hai wrote:
> When registering struct net_device, it will call
>         register_netdevice ->
>                 netdev_register_kobject ->
>                         device_initialize(dev);
>                         dev_set_name(dev, "%s", ndev->name)
>                         device_add(dev)
>                         register_queue_kobjects(ndev)
> 
> In netdev_register_kobject(), if device_add(dev) or
> register_queue_kobjects(ndev) failed. Register_netdevice()
> will return error, causing netdev_freemem(ndev) to be
> called to free net_device, however put_device(&dev->dev)->..->
> kobject_cleanup() won't be called, resulting in a memory leak
> which is alloced by dev_set_name()
> 
>


Having two patches with exact same title is rather confusing for bug trackers.

Instead of revert + another_patch, why not just send a cumulative fix ?

Powered by blists - more mailing lists