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* [PATCH 4.9 044/223] EDAC/sysfs: Fix memory leak when creating a csrow object
       [not found] <20190802092238.692035242@linuxfoundation.org>
@ 2019-08-02  9:34 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman @ 2019-08-02  9:34 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel
  Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman, stable, Pan Bian, Borislav Petkov,
	James Morse, Mauro Carvalho Chehab, linux-edac, Sasha Levin

[ Upstream commit 585fb3d93d32dbe89e718b85009f9c322cc554cd ]

In edac_create_csrow_object(), the reference to the object is not
released when adding the device to the device hierarchy fails
(device_add()). This may result in a memory leak.

Signed-off-by: Pan Bian <bianpan2016@163.com>
Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: James Morse <james.morse@arm.com>
Cc: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@kernel.org>
Cc: linux-edac <linux-edac@vger.kernel.org>
Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/1555554438-103953-1-git-send-email-bianpan2016@163.com
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
---
 drivers/edac/edac_mc_sysfs.c | 8 +++++++-
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/edac/edac_mc_sysfs.c b/drivers/edac/edac_mc_sysfs.c
index 40d792e96b75..203ebe348b77 100644
--- a/drivers/edac/edac_mc_sysfs.c
+++ b/drivers/edac/edac_mc_sysfs.c
@@ -426,6 +426,8 @@ static inline int nr_pages_per_csrow(struct csrow_info *csrow)
 static int edac_create_csrow_object(struct mem_ctl_info *mci,
 				    struct csrow_info *csrow, int index)
 {
+	int err;
+
 	csrow->dev.type = &csrow_attr_type;
 	csrow->dev.bus = mci->bus;
 	csrow->dev.groups = csrow_dev_groups;
@@ -438,7 +440,11 @@ static int edac_create_csrow_object(struct mem_ctl_info *mci,
 	edac_dbg(0, "creating (virtual) csrow node %s\n",
 		 dev_name(&csrow->dev));
 
-	return device_add(&csrow->dev);
+	err = device_add(&csrow->dev);
+	if (err)
+		put_device(&csrow->dev);
+
+	return err;
 }
 
 /* Create a CSROW object under specifed edac_mc_device */
-- 
2.20.1




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