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authorColin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>2016-12-02 16:23:55 +0000
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2017-01-11 09:14:19 +0100
commit0fa2c8eb270413160557babda519aa3c21e2bfaf (patch)
tree13a8718095bdd9da919dad07249210b2f414f118 /drivers/char/ppdev.c
parent5b11ebedd6a8bb4271b796e498cd15c0fe1133b6 (diff)
downloadleg-kernel-0fa2c8eb270413160557babda519aa3c21e2bfaf.tar.gz
ppdev: don't print a free'd string
A previous fix of a memory leak now prints the string 'name' that was previously free'd. Fix this by free'ing the string at the end of the function and adding an error exit path for the error conditions. CoverityScan CID#1384523 ("Use after free") Fixes: 2bd362d5f45c1 ("ppdev: fix memory leak") Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com> Acked-by: Sudip Mukherjee <sudipm.mukherjee@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/char/ppdev.c')
-rw-r--r--drivers/char/ppdev.c13
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/char/ppdev.c b/drivers/char/ppdev.c
index 02819e0703c8..87885d146dbb 100644
--- a/drivers/char/ppdev.c
+++ b/drivers/char/ppdev.c
@@ -290,6 +290,7 @@ static int register_device(int minor, struct pp_struct *pp)
struct pardevice *pdev = NULL;
char *name;
struct pardev_cb ppdev_cb;
+ int rc = 0;
name = kasprintf(GFP_KERNEL, CHRDEV "%x", minor);
if (name == NULL)
@@ -298,8 +299,8 @@ static int register_device(int minor, struct pp_struct *pp)
port = parport_find_number(minor);
if (!port) {
pr_warn("%s: no associated port!\n", name);
- kfree(name);
- return -ENXIO;
+ rc = -ENXIO;
+ goto err;
}
memset(&ppdev_cb, 0, sizeof(ppdev_cb));
@@ -308,16 +309,18 @@ static int register_device(int minor, struct pp_struct *pp)
ppdev_cb.private = pp;
pdev = parport_register_dev_model(port, name, &ppdev_cb, minor);
parport_put_port(port);
- kfree(name);
if (!pdev) {
pr_warn("%s: failed to register device!\n", name);
- return -ENXIO;
+ rc = -ENXIO;
+ goto err;
}
pp->pdev = pdev;
dev_dbg(&pdev->dev, "registered pardevice\n");
- return 0;
+err:
+ kfree(name);
+ return rc;
}
static enum ieee1284_phase init_phase(int mode)