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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] ima: Free IMA measurement buffer on error
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On 2/5/21 2:05 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> 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 <nramas@linux.microsoft.com>
>> Suggested-by: Tyler Hicks <tyhicks@linux.microsoft.com>
>> Fixes: 7b8589cc29e7 ("ima: on soft reboot, save the measurement list")
>> ---
>> security/integrity/ima/ima_kexec.c | 1 +
>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> <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.

-lakshmi

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