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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] ima: Free IMA measurement buffer on error
Hi all,

<snip>
> > > > <formletter>

> > > > This is not the correct way to submit patches for inclusion in the
> > > > stable kernel tree. Please read:
> > > > https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/stable-kernel-rules.html
> > > > for how to do this properly.

> > > > </formletter>


> > > Thanks for the info Greg.

> > > I will re-submit the two patches in the proper format.

> > No need. I'm testing these patches now. I'm not exactly sure what the
> > problem is. Stable wasn't Cc'ed. Is it that you sent the patch
> > directly to Greg or added "Fixes"?

> I had not Cced stable, but had "Fixes" tag in the patch.

> Fixes: 7b8589cc29e7 ("ima: on soft reboot, save the measurement list")

> The problem is that the buffer allocated for forwarding the IMA measurement
> list is not freed - at the end of the kexec call and also in an error path.
> Please see the patch description for

> [PATCH v2 2/2] ima: Free IMA measurement buffer after kexec syscall

> IMA allocates kernel virtual memory to carry forward the measurement
> list, from the current kernel to the next kernel on kexec system call,
> in ima_add_kexec_buffer() function. This buffer is not freed before
> completing the kexec system call resulting in memory leak.

> thanks,
> -lakshmi

Mimi, Lakshmi, it looks like these two fixes haven't been submitted to stable kernels.
Could you please submit them?

Thanks a lot!

Kind regards,
Petr

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