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Subject[PATCH] Fix for binary_sysctl() memory leak
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binary_sysctl() calls sysctl_getname() which allocates from
names_cache slab usin __getname()

The matching function to free the name is __putname(), and not
putname() which should be used only to match getname() allocations.

Signed-off-by: Michel Lespinasse <walken@google.com>
---
kernel/sysctl_binary.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
diff --git a/kernel/sysctl_binary.c b/kernel/sysctl_binary.c
index e8bffbe..2ce1b30 100644
--- a/kernel/sysctl_binary.c
+++ b/kernel/sysctl_binary.c
@@ -1354,7 +1354,7 @@ static ssize_t binary_sysctl(const int *name, int nlen,

fput(file);
out_putname:
- putname(pathname);
+ __putname(pathname);
out:
return result;
}
--
1.7.3.1


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