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Date:   Mon, 11 May 2020 17:57:25 -0700
From:   Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@...aro.org>
To:     Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla@...aro.org>
Cc:     gregkh@...uxfoundation.org, linux-arm-msm@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, arnd@...db.de
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] misc: fastrpc: Fix an incomplete memory release in
 fastrpc_rpmsg_probe()

On Mon 11 May 09:27 PDT 2020, Srinivas Kandagatla wrote:

> fastrpc_channel_ctx is not freed if misc_register() fails, this would
> lead to a memory leak. Fix this leak by adding kfree in misc_register()
> error path.
> 
> Fixes: 278d56f970ae ("misc: fastrpc: Reference count channel context")
> Signed-off-by: Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla@...aro.org>

Reviewed-by: Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@...aro.org>

> ---
> Changes since v1:
> 	- Update subject as suggested
> 	- added fixes tag
> 
>  drivers/misc/fastrpc.c | 4 +++-
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/misc/fastrpc.c b/drivers/misc/fastrpc.c
> index c562e285e0f4..07065728e39f 100644
> --- a/drivers/misc/fastrpc.c
> +++ b/drivers/misc/fastrpc.c
> @@ -1615,8 +1615,10 @@ static int fastrpc_rpmsg_probe(struct rpmsg_device *rpdev)
>  					    domains[domain_id]);
>  	data->miscdev.fops = &fastrpc_fops;
>  	err = misc_register(&data->miscdev);
> -	if (err)
> +	if (err) {
> +		kfree(data);
>  		return err;
> +	}
>  
>  	kref_init(&data->refcount);
>  
> -- 
> 2.21.0
> 

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