Re: [PATCH] bnx2x: Fix mem leak in bnx2x_tpa_stop() if build_skb() fails.

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On Mon, 2012-02-06 at 23:53 +0100, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> Le lundi 06 février 2012 à 22:28 +0100, Jesper Juhl a écrit :
> > We allocate memory for 'new_data' with kmalloc(). If we get the memory
> > we then try to build_skb() and if that should fail (which it can) we
> > do not enter 'if (likely(skb)) {' and actually use 'new_data' but
> > instead fall through to the 'drop:' label and end up returning from
> > the function without ever assigning 'new'data' to anything or freeing
> > it. That leaks the memory allocated to 'new_data'.
> > 
> > This patch fixes the memory leak by doing a kfree(new_data) in the
> > case where build_skb() fails (or where allocation of 'new_data' itself
> > fails, but in taht case it's just a harmless kfree(NULL)).
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <jj@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> >  drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnx2x/bnx2x_cmn.c |    3 +--
> >  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > 
> >  No hardware to test, so compile tested only.
> > 
> > diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnx2x/bnx2x_cmn.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnx2x/bnx2x_cmn.c
> > index 03f3935..7aee469 100644
> > --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnx2x/bnx2x_cmn.c
> > +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnx2x/bnx2x_cmn.c
> > @@ -523,7 +523,6 @@ static void bnx2x_tpa_stop(struct bnx2x *bp, struct bnx2x_fastpath *fp,
> >  		skb = build_skb(data);
> >  
> >  	if (likely(skb)) {
> > -
> >  #ifdef BNX2X_STOP_ON_ERROR
> >  		if (pad + len > fp->rx_buf_size) {
> >  			BNX2X_ERR("skb_put is about to fail...  "
> > @@ -557,7 +556,7 @@ static void bnx2x_tpa_stop(struct bnx2x *bp, struct bnx2x_fastpath *fp,
> >  
> >  		return;
> >  	}
> > -
> > +	kfree(new_data);
> >  drop:
> >  	/* drop the packet and keep the buffer in the bin */
> >  	DP(NETIF_MSG_RX_STATUS,
> > -- 
> > 1.7.9
> > 
> > 
> 
> Good catch, my bad.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Acked-by: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@xxxxxxxxx>

Indeed - nice catch. Thanks Jesper.

Acked-by: Eilon Greenstein <eilong@xxxxxxxxxxxx>





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