[ 3.5.yuz extended stable ] Patch "USB: whiteheat: fix memory leak in error path" has been added to staging queue

Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski herton.krzesinski at canonical.com
Thu Nov 22 04:49:28 UTC 2012


This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    USB: whiteheat: fix memory leak in error path

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.yuz extended stable tree 
which can be found at:

 http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git?p=ubuntu/linux.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/linux-3.5.y-queue

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.5.yuz tree, see
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Dev/ExtendedStable

Thanks.
-Herton

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>From 34f045ead62bc2461e72dc90381181cf444e1618 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Johan Hovold <jhovold at gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 10:29:01 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] USB: whiteheat: fix memory leak in error path

commit c129197c99550d356cf5f69b046994dd53cd1b9d upstream.

Make sure command buffer is deallocated in case of errors during attach.

Cc: <support at connecttech.com>
Signed-off-by: Johan Hovold <jhovold at gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski at canonical.com>
---
 drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c |    1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c b/drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c
index 473635e..b65ac03 100644
--- a/drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c
+++ b/drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c
@@ -405,6 +405,7 @@ no_firmware:
 		"%s: please contact support at connecttech.com\n",
 		serial->type->description);
 	kfree(result);
+	kfree(command);
 	return -ENODEV;

 no_command_private:
--
1.7.9.5





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