[ 3.5.y.z extended stable ] Patch "rtlwifi: usb: add missing freeing of skbuff" has been added to staging queue

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Mon Apr 1 15:04:42 UTC 2013

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

    rtlwifi: usb: add missing freeing of skbuff

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


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.y.z tree, see



>From 5bbffa0406bc1c2d5a00fc03e29e6198dee1fdb9 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Jussi Kivilinna <jussi.kivilinna at iki.fi>
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013 11:54:04 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] rtlwifi: usb: add missing freeing of skbuff

commit 36ef0b473fbf43d5db23eea4616cc1d18cec245f upstream.

Signed-off-by: Jussi Kivilinna <jussi.kivilinna at iki.fi>
Acked-by: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville at tuxdriver.com>
[ luis: adjust context ]
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com>
 drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/usb.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/usb.c b/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/usb.c
index d4850b4..bec780a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/usb.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/usb.c
@@ -853,6 +853,7 @@ static void _rtl_usb_transmit(struct ieee80211_hw *hw, struct sk_buff *skb,
 	if (unlikely(!_urb)) {
 			 "Can't allocate urb. Drop skb!\n");
+		kfree_skb(skb);
 	urb_list = &rtlusb->tx_pending[ep_num];

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