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* [PATCH-V2] fs/cifs: Fix resource leak
@ 2021-05-04 15:38 Khaled ROMDHANI
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From: Khaled ROMDHANI @ 2021-05-04 15:38 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: sfrench
  Cc: Khaled ROMDHANI, linux-cifs, samba-technical, linux-kernel,

The -EIO error return path is leaking memory allocated
to page. Fix this by moving the allocation block after
the check of cifs_forced_shutdown.

Addresses-Coverity: ("Resource leak")
Fixes: 087f757b0129 ("cifs: add shutdown support")
Signed-off-by: Khaled ROMDHANI <>
V2: Add a fix tag and move the allocation to avoid its failure
in the declaration block as suggested by Dan Carpenter.
V1: Invoke the free_dentry_path before the return.
 fs/cifs/link.c | 6 +++++-
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/fs/cifs/link.c b/fs/cifs/link.c
index 1cbe7ec73728..970fcf2adb08 100644
--- a/fs/cifs/link.c
+++ b/fs/cifs/link.c
@@ -683,12 +683,16 @@ cifs_symlink(struct user_namespace *mnt_userns, struct inode *inode,
 	struct tcon_link *tlink;
 	struct cifs_tcon *pTcon;
 	const char *full_path;
-	void *page = alloc_dentry_path();
+	void *page;
 	struct inode *newinode = NULL;
 	if (unlikely(cifs_forced_shutdown(cifs_sb)))
 		return -EIO;
+	page = alloc_dentry_path();
+	if (!page)
+		return -ENOMEM;
 	xid = get_xid();
 	tlink = cifs_sb_tlink(cifs_sb);

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