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From: Frederic Barrat <>
Subject: [PATCH] ocxl: Fix potential memory leak on context creation
Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 16:20:54 +0200
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If we couldn't fully init a context, we were leaking memory.

Fixes: b9721d275cc2 ("ocxl: Allow external drivers to use OpenCAPI contexts")
Signed-off-by: Frederic Barrat <>
 drivers/misc/ocxl/context.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/misc/ocxl/context.c b/drivers/misc/ocxl/context.c
index bab9c9364184..ab93156aa83e 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/ocxl/context.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/ocxl/context.c
@@ -22,6 +22,7 @@ int ocxl_context_alloc(struct ocxl_context **context, struct ocxl_afu *afu,
 			afu->pasid_base + afu->pasid_max, GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (pasid < 0) {
+		kfree(*context);
 		return pasid;

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2019-05-17 14:20 Frederic Barrat [this message]
2019-05-20  1:45 ` Andrew Donnellan
2019-05-20  6:53   ` Frederic Barrat

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