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Date:   Mon, 24 Aug 2020 10:40:01 +0800
From:   Dinghao Liu <dinghao.liu@....edu.cn>
To:     dinghao.liu@....edu.cn, kjlu@....edu
Cc:     Wim Van Sebroeck <wim@...ux-watchdog.org>,
        Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>,
        linux-watchdog@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] watchdog: Fix memleak in watchdog_cdev_register

When watchdog_kworker is NULL, we should free wd_data
before the function returns to prevent memleak.

Fixes: 664a39236e718 ("watchdog: Introduce hardware maximum heartbeat in watchdog core")
Signed-off-by: Dinghao Liu <dinghao.liu@....edu.cn>
---
 drivers/watchdog/watchdog_dev.c | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/watchdog/watchdog_dev.c b/drivers/watchdog/watchdog_dev.c
index 6798addabd5a..785270ee337c 100644
--- a/drivers/watchdog/watchdog_dev.c
+++ b/drivers/watchdog/watchdog_dev.c
@@ -994,8 +994,10 @@ static int watchdog_cdev_register(struct watchdog_device *wdd)
 	wd_data->wdd = wdd;
 	wdd->wd_data = wd_data;
 
-	if (IS_ERR_OR_NULL(watchdog_kworker))
+	if (IS_ERR_OR_NULL(watchdog_kworker)) {
+		kfree(wd_data);
 		return -ENODEV;
+	}
 
 	device_initialize(&wd_data->dev);
 	wd_data->dev.devt = MKDEV(MAJOR(watchdog_devt), wdd->id);
-- 
2.17.1

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