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Date:   Tue,  3 Dec 2019 23:34:40 +0100
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        stable@...r.kernel.org,
        "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@...eddedor.com>,
        Ying Xue <ying.xue@...driver.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
Subject: [PATCH 4.19 214/321] tipc: fix memory leak in tipc_nl_compat_publ_dump

From: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@...eddedor.com>

[ Upstream commit f87d8ad9233f115db92c6c087d58403b0009ed36 ]

There is a memory leak in case genlmsg_put fails.

Fix this by freeing *args* before return.

Addresses-Coverity-ID: 1476406 ("Resource leak")
Fixes: 46273cf7e009 ("tipc: fix a missing check of genlmsg_put")
Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@...eddedor.com>
Acked-by: Ying Xue <ying.xue@...driver.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
---
 net/tipc/netlink_compat.c | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/tipc/netlink_compat.c b/net/tipc/netlink_compat.c
index fab0384d2b4b3..b4860084a8f56 100644
--- a/net/tipc/netlink_compat.c
+++ b/net/tipc/netlink_compat.c
@@ -983,8 +983,10 @@ static int tipc_nl_compat_publ_dump(struct tipc_nl_compat_msg *msg, u32 sock)
 
 	hdr = genlmsg_put(args, 0, 0, &tipc_genl_family, NLM_F_MULTI,
 			  TIPC_NL_PUBL_GET);
-	if (!hdr)
+	if (!hdr) {
+		kfree_skb(args);
 		return -EMSGSIZE;
+	}
 
 	nest = nla_nest_start(args, TIPC_NLA_SOCK);
 	if (!nest) {
-- 
2.20.1



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