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    SubjectRe: Possible "struct pid" leak from tty_io.c
    On 09/03/07, Eric W. Biederman <> wrote:
    > If I can manage to focus on this, it looks like the information I need to
    > start fixing this.

    I had a look at the second leak reported it seems to be caused by the
    same proc_set_tty() call but, in this case, there is no
    disassociate_tty() call for the task (and the patch I posted is not
    enough). Maybe something like below (no thourough testing):

    diff --git a/drivers/char/tty_io.c b/drivers/char/tty_io.c
    index db91398..ea6ca7d 100644
    --- a/drivers/char/tty_io.c
    +++ b/drivers/char/tty_io.c
    @@ -3854,7 +3854,14 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(tty_devnum);

    void proc_clear_tty(struct task_struct *p)
    + struct tty_struct *tty;
    + tty = p->signal->tty;
    + if (tty) {
    + put_pid(tty->session);
    + put_pid(tty->pgrp);
    + }
    p->signal->tty = NULL;
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