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Date:   Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:09:31 +0300
From:   Dan Carpenter <>
To:     Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
        Jozsef Kadlecsik <>,
        Florian Westphal <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        syzbot <>
Subject: [PATCH] netfilter: nf_tables: fix memory leak in

Syzbot detected a leak in nf_tables_parse_netdev_hooks().  If the hook
already exists, then the error handling doesn't free the newest "hook".

Fixes: b75a3e8371bc ("netfilter: nf_tables: allow netdevice to be used only once per flowtable")
Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <>
 net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c b/net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c
index 273f3838318b..7728e9fd5de4 100644
--- a/net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c
+++ b/net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c
@@ -1676,6 +1676,7 @@ static int nf_tables_parse_netdev_hooks(struct net *net,
 			goto err_hook;
 		if (nft_hook_list_find(hook_list, hook)) {
+			kfree(hook);
 			err = -EEXIST;
 			goto err_hook;

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