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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] ima: Free IMA measurement buffer on error
On Thu, Feb 04, 2021 at 09:49:50AM -0800, Lakshmi Ramasubramanian wrote:
> 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. In error code paths this memory
> is not freed resulting in memory leak.
> Free the memory allocated for the IMA measurement list in
> the error code paths in ima_add_kexec_buffer() function.
> Signed-off-by: Lakshmi Ramasubramanian <>
> Suggested-by: Tyler Hicks <>
> Fixes: 7b8589cc29e7 ("ima: on soft reboot, save the measurement list")
> ---
> security/integrity/ima/ima_kexec.c | 1 +
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)


This is not the correct way to submit patches for inclusion in the
stable kernel tree. Please read:
for how to do this properly.


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