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Subject[PATCH] kobject: fix memory leak in kobject_set_name_vargs
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If the call to kvasprintf fails then the old name of the object will be leaked,
this patch fixes the bug by restoring the old name before returning ENOMEM.

Signed-off-by: Maurizio Lombardi <mlombard@redhat.com>
---
lib/kobject.c | 4 +++-
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/kobject.c b/lib/kobject.c
index 5b4b888..c2cb934 100644
--- a/lib/kobject.c
+++ b/lib/kobject.c
@@ -247,8 +247,10 @@ int kobject_set_name_vargs(struct kobject *kobj, const char *fmt,
return 0;

kobj->name = kvasprintf(GFP_KERNEL, fmt, vargs);
- if (!kobj->name)
+ if (!kobj->name) {
+ kobj->name = old_name;
return -ENOMEM;
+ }

/* ewww... some of these buggers have '/' in the name ... */
while ((s = strchr(kobj->name, '/')))
--
Maurizio Lombardi


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