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Subject[PATCH] net/core: Fix potential memory leak in dev_set_alias()
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Do not leak memory by updating pointer with potentially NULL realloc return value.

Found by Linux Driver Verification project (linuxtesting.org).

Signed-off-by: Alexey Khoroshilov <khoroshilov@ispras.ru>
---
net/core/dev.c | 7 +++++--
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/core/dev.c b/net/core/dev.c
index 0cb3fe8..3bcc5da 100644
--- a/net/core/dev.c
+++ b/net/core/dev.c
@@ -1055,6 +1055,8 @@ rollback:
*/
int dev_set_alias(struct net_device *dev, const char *alias, size_t len)
{
+ char *new_ifalias;
+
ASSERT_RTNL();

if (len >= IFALIASZ)
@@ -1068,9 +1070,10 @@ int dev_set_alias(struct net_device *dev, const char *alias, size_t len)
return 0;
}

- dev->ifalias = krealloc(dev->ifalias, len + 1, GFP_KERNEL);
- if (!dev->ifalias)
+ new_ifalias = krealloc(dev->ifalias, len + 1, GFP_KERNEL);
+ if (!new_ifalias)
return -ENOMEM;
+ dev->ifalias = new_ifalias;

strlcpy(dev->ifalias, alias, len+1);
return len;
--
1.7.9.5


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