[PATCH 3.16.y-ckt 045/183] KVM: s390: avoid memory leaks if __inject_vm() fails

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Fri Mar 6 09:55:36 UTC 2015

3.16.7-ckt8 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: David Hildenbrand <dahi at linux.vnet.ibm.com>

commit 428d53be5e7468769d4e7899cca06ed5f783a6e1 upstream.

We have to delete the allocated interrupt info if __inject_vm() fails.

Otherwise user space can keep flooding kvm with floating interrupts and
provoke more and more memory leaks.

Reported-by: Dominik Dingel <dingel at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Reviewed-by: Dominik Dingel <dingel at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: David Hildenbrand <dahi at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger at de.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com>
 arch/s390/kvm/interrupt.c | 6 +++++-
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/s390/kvm/interrupt.c b/arch/s390/kvm/interrupt.c
index db3625ae7a47..e2354f97264e 100644
--- a/arch/s390/kvm/interrupt.c
+++ b/arch/s390/kvm/interrupt.c
@@ -951,6 +951,7 @@ int kvm_s390_inject_vm(struct kvm *kvm,
 		       struct kvm_s390_interrupt *s390int)
 	struct kvm_s390_interrupt_info *inti;
+	int rc;
 	inti = kzalloc(sizeof(*inti), GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (!inti)
@@ -998,7 +999,10 @@ int kvm_s390_inject_vm(struct kvm *kvm,
 	trace_kvm_s390_inject_vm(s390int->type, s390int->parm, s390int->parm64,
-	return __inject_vm(kvm, inti);
+	rc = __inject_vm(kvm, inti);
+	if (rc)
+		kfree(inti);
+	return rc;
 void kvm_s390_reinject_io_int(struct kvm *kvm,

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