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SubjectRe: [PATCH] iio: hid-sensors: Fix memory leak on failure path in hid_prox_probe()
On 07/05/15 08:43, Daniel Baluta wrote:
> On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 1:00 AM, Fabio Estevam <festevam@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 6:48 PM, Alexey Khoroshilov
>> <khoroshilov@ispras.ru> wrote:
>>> If prox_parse_report() fails, memory allocated for channels is not
>>> deallocated, since it is still in local variable channels
>>> while kfree() is called with indio_dev->channels.
>>>
>>> Found by Linux Driver Verification project (linuxtesting.org).
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Alexey Khoroshilov <khoroshilov@ispras.ru>
>>> ---
>>> drivers/iio/light/hid-sensor-prox.c | 3 ++-
>>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/iio/light/hid-sensor-prox.c b/drivers/iio/light/hid-sensor-prox.c
>>> index 91ecc46ffeaa..d0d188108a11 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/iio/light/hid-sensor-prox.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/iio/light/hid-sensor-prox.c
>>> @@ -281,8 +281,9 @@ static int hid_prox_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>>> ret = prox_parse_report(pdev, hsdev, channels,
>>> HID_USAGE_SENSOR_PROX, prox_state);
>>> if (ret) {
>>> + kfree(channels);
>>> dev_err(&pdev->dev, "failed to setup attributes\n");
>>> - goto error_free_dev_mem;
>>> + return ret;
>>
>> Then the other calls to error_free_dev_mem will also miss to call
>> 'kfree(channels)'.
>>
>> What about this fix instead?
>>
>> --- a/drivers/iio/light/hid-sensor-prox.c
>> +++ b/drivers/iio/light/hid-sensor-prox.c
>> @@ -332,7 +332,7 @@ error_remove_trigger:
>> error_unreg_buffer_funcs:
>> iio_triggered_buffer_cleanup(indio_dev);
>> error_free_dev_mem:
>> - kfree(indio_dev->channels);
>> + kfree(channels);
>> return ret;
>> }
>
> Both patches are correct and I think we should go
> with Fabio's version since it's consistent with the
> rest of the code.
>
> thanks,
> Daniel.
>
Agreed. I'm travelling (again, yawn) for the next few days
but Fabio, could you send a formal version of your patch
with signoffs etc and a reported by for Alexey (or under
the circumstances Alexey, feel free to sign off on it
as well).

Thanks,

Jonathan


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