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Date:   Mon, 21 Dec 2020 19:27:31 +0800
From:   Dinghao Liu <>
Cc:     Saeed Mahameed <>,
        Leon Romanovsky <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,,,
Subject: [PATCH] net/mlx5e: Fix memleak in mlx5e_create_l2_table_groups

When mlx5_create_flow_group() fails, ft->g should be
freed just like when kvzalloc() fails. The caller of
mlx5e_create_l2_table_groups() does not catch this
issue on failure, which leads to memleak.

Signed-off-by: Dinghao Liu <>
 drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_fs.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_fs.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_fs.c
index fa8149f6eb08..72de1009b104 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_fs.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_fs.c
@@ -1390,6 +1390,7 @@ static int mlx5e_create_l2_table_groups(struct mlx5e_l2_table *l2_table)
 	ft->g[ft->num_groups] = NULL;
+	kfree(ft->g);
 	return err;

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