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cifs: fix a memleak in cifs_setattr_nounix()
authorSuresh Jayaraman <sjayaraman@suse.de>
Tue, 9 Nov 2010 06:57:41 +0000 (12:27 +0530)
committerSteve French <sfrench@us.ibm.com>
Tue, 9 Nov 2010 15:17:53 +0000 (15:17 +0000)
Andrew Hendry reported a kmemleak warning in 2.6.37-rc1 while editing a
text file with gedit over cifs.

unreferenced object 0xffff88022ee08b40 (size 32):
  comm "gedit", pid 2524, jiffies 4300160388 (age 2633.655s)
  hex dump (first 32 bytes):
    5c 2e 67 6f 75 74 70 75 74 73 74 72 65 61 6d 2d  \.goutputstream-
    35 42 41 53 4c 56 00 de 09 00 00 00 2c 26 78 ee  5BASLV......,&x.
  backtrace:
    [<ffffffff81504a4d>] kmemleak_alloc+0x2d/0x60
    [<ffffffff81136e13>] __kmalloc+0xe3/0x1d0
    [<ffffffffa0313db0>] build_path_from_dentry+0xf0/0x230 [cifs]
    [<ffffffffa031ae1e>] cifs_setattr+0x9e/0x770 [cifs]
    [<ffffffff8115fe90>] notify_change+0x170/0x2e0
    [<ffffffff81145ceb>] sys_fchmod+0x10b/0x140
    [<ffffffff8100c172>] system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b
    [<ffffffffffffffff>] 0xffffffffffffffff

The commit 1025774c that removed inode_setattr() seems to have introduced this
memleak by returning early without freeing 'full_path'.

Reported-by: Andrew Hendry <andrew.hendry@gmail.com>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Reviewed-by: Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Suresh Jayaraman <sjayaraman@suse.de>
Signed-off-by: Steve French <sfrench@us.ibm.com>
fs/cifs/inode.c

index 39869c3c3efbc2a08b87ba6661e48ace7e9789eb..ef3a55bf86b6d3700c521e074954548c6f53223f 100644 (file)
@@ -2177,7 +2177,6 @@ cifs_setattr_nounix(struct dentry *direntry, struct iattr *attrs)
 
        setattr_copy(inode, attrs);
        mark_inode_dirty(inode);
-       return 0;
 
 cifs_setattr_exit:
        kfree(full_path);