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Date:   Tue, 30 Apr 2019 10:17:17 +1000
From:   "Tobin C. Harding" <>
To:     Ingo Molnar <>,
        Peter Zijlstra <>
Cc:     "Tobin C. Harding" <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
Subject: [PATCH RESEND] sched/cpufreq: Fix kobject memleak

Currently error return from kobject_init_and_add() is not followed by a
call to kobject_put().  This means there is a memory leak.

Add call to kobject_put() in error path of kobject_init_and_add().

Signed-off-by: Tobin C. Harding <>

Resend with SOB tag.

 kernel/sched/cpufreq_schedutil.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/kernel/sched/cpufreq_schedutil.c b/kernel/sched/cpufreq_schedutil.c
index 5c41ea367422..3638d2377e3c 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/cpufreq_schedutil.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/cpufreq_schedutil.c
@@ -771,6 +771,7 @@ static int sugov_init(struct cpufreq_policy *policy)
 	return 0;
+	kobject_put(&tunables->attr_set.kobj);
 	policy->governor_data = NULL;

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