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Date:   Thu,  8 Oct 2020 10:46:43 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Kalle Valo <>
        Tom Rix <>
Subject: Re: mwifiex: fix double free wrote:

> From: Tom Rix <>
> clang static analysis reports this problem:
> sdio.c:2403:3: warning: Attempt to free released memory
>         kfree(card->mpa_rx.buf);
>         ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> When mwifiex_init_sdio() fails in its first call to
> mwifiex_alloc_sdio_mpa_buffer, it falls back to calling it
> again.  If the second alloc of mpa_tx.buf fails, the error
> handler will try to free the old, previously freed mpa_rx.buf.
> Reviewing the code, it looks like a second double free would
> happen with mwifiex_cleanup_sdio().
> So set both pointers to NULL when they are freed.
> Fixes: 5e6e3a92b9a4 ("wireless: mwifiex: initial commit for Marvell mwifiex driver")
> Signed-off-by: Tom Rix <>
> Reviewed-by: Brian Norris <>

Patch applied to wireless-drivers-next.git, thanks.

53708f4fd9cf mwifiex: fix double free


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