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From: Wei Yongjun <>
Subject: [PATCH] staging: csr: fix possible memory leak in do_patch_convert_download()
Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2012 18:15:26 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

From: Wei Yongjun <>

pfw has been allocated in function xbv_to_patch() and should be
freed before leaving from the error handling cases.

spatch with a semantic match is used to found this problem.

Signed-off-by: Wei Yongjun <>
 drivers/staging/csr/csr_wifi_hip_download.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/csr/csr_wifi_hip_download.c b/drivers/staging/csr/csr_wifi_hip_download.c
index 8e4a460..6db672c 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/csr/csr_wifi_hip_download.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/csr/csr_wifi_hip_download.c
@@ -250,6 +250,7 @@ static CsrResult do_patch_convert_download(card_t *card, void *dlpriv, xbv1_t *p
         if (r != CSR_RESULT_SUCCESS)
             unifi_error(card->ospriv, "Failed to find BOOT_LOADER_CONTROL\n");
+            kfree(pfw);
             return CSR_RESULT_FAILURE;
@@ -265,6 +266,7 @@ static CsrResult do_patch_convert_download(card_t *card, void *dlpriv, xbv1_t *p
         desc = unifi_fw_open_buffer(card->ospriv, pfw, psize);
         if (!desc)
+            kfree(pfw);
             return CSR_WIFI_HIP_RESULT_NO_MEMORY;

                 reply	other threads:[~2012-09-03 10:15 UTC|newest]

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