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Subject[PATCH 4.20 271/352] gdrom: fix a memory leak bug
4.20-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


[ Upstream commit 093c48213ee37c3c3ff1cf5ac1aa2a9d8bc66017 ]

In probe_gdrom(), the buffer pointed by 'gd.cd_info' is allocated through
kzalloc() and is used to hold the information of the gdrom device. To
register and unregister the device, the pointer 'gd.cd_info' is passed to
the functions register_cdrom() and unregister_cdrom(), respectively.
However, this buffer is not freed after it is used, which can cause a
memory leak bug.

This patch simply frees the buffer 'gd.cd_info' in exit_gdrom() to fix the
above issue.

Signed-off-by: Wenwen Wang <>
Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <>
drivers/cdrom/gdrom.c | 1 +
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/cdrom/gdrom.c b/drivers/cdrom/gdrom.c
index a5b8afe3609c..f8b7345fe1cb 100644
--- a/drivers/cdrom/gdrom.c
+++ b/drivers/cdrom/gdrom.c
@@ -873,6 +873,7 @@ static void __exit exit_gdrom(void)
+ kfree(gd.cd_info);


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