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* [PATCH v2] vfs/xattr: mm/shmem: kernfs: release simple xattr entry in a right way
@ 2020-07-04  5:16 Chengguang Xu
  2020-07-04  6:03 ` Hugh Dickins
  2020-07-06 14:58 ` Tejun Heo
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 3+ messages in thread
From: Chengguang Xu @ 2020-07-04  5:16 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: akpm
  Cc: stable, dxu, chris, adilger, gregkh, tj, viro, hughd, linux-mm,
	linux-fsdevel, Chengguang Xu

After commit fdc85222d58e ("kernfs: kvmalloc xattr value
instead of kmalloc"), simple xattr entry is allocated with
kvmalloc() instead of kmalloc(), so we should release it
with kvfree() instead of kfree().

Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org # v5.7
Cc: Daniel Xu <dxu@dxuuu.xyz>
Cc: Chris Down <chris@chrisdown.name>
Cc: Andreas Dilger <adilger@dilger.ca>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
Cc: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Cc: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
Fixes: fdc85222d58e ("kernfs: kvmalloc xattr value instead of kmalloc")
Signed-off-by: Chengguang Xu <cgxu519@mykernel.net>
---
v1->v2:
- Fix freeing issue in simple_xattrs_free().
- Change patch subject.

 include/linux/xattr.h | 3 ++-
 mm/shmem.c            | 2 +-
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/xattr.h b/include/linux/xattr.h
index 47eaa34f8761..c5afaf8ca7a2 100644
--- a/include/linux/xattr.h
+++ b/include/linux/xattr.h
@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@
 #include <linux/slab.h>
 #include <linux/types.h>
 #include <linux/spinlock.h>
+#include <linux/mm.h>
 #include <uapi/linux/xattr.h>
 
 struct inode;
@@ -94,7 +95,7 @@ static inline void simple_xattrs_free(struct simple_xattrs *xattrs)
 
 	list_for_each_entry_safe(xattr, node, &xattrs->head, list) {
 		kfree(xattr->name);
-		kfree(xattr);
+		kvfree(xattr);
 	}
 }
 
diff --git a/mm/shmem.c b/mm/shmem.c
index a0dbe62f8042..b2abca3f7f33 100644
--- a/mm/shmem.c
+++ b/mm/shmem.c
@@ -3178,7 +3178,7 @@ static int shmem_initxattrs(struct inode *inode,
 		new_xattr->name = kmalloc(XATTR_SECURITY_PREFIX_LEN + len,
 					  GFP_KERNEL);
 		if (!new_xattr->name) {
-			kfree(new_xattr);
+			kvfree(new_xattr);
 			return -ENOMEM;
 		}
 
-- 
2.20.1



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