[12/15] nanddump: don't leak copied command line arguments
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Message ID 20191110153059.28878-13-david.oberhollenzer@sigma-star.at
State New
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  • mtd-utils: cleanup resource leaks
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David Oberhollenzer Nov. 10, 2019, 3:30 p.m. UTC
For some command line flags, the argument string is copied. Simply
writing over the buffer leads to a resource leak if the same flag
is specified on the command line more than once.

This patch adds a free() call to the old buffer before overwriting
it with the new copy.

Signed-off-by: David Oberhollenzer <david.oberhollenzer@sigma-star.at>
 nand-utils/nanddump.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

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diff --git a/nand-utils/nanddump.c b/nand-utils/nanddump.c
index 2f167bb..841ed67 100644
--- a/nand-utils/nanddump.c
+++ b/nand-utils/nanddump.c
@@ -162,6 +162,7 @@  static void process_options(int argc, char * const argv[])
 				start_addr = simple_strtoll(optarg, &error);
 			case 'f':
+				free(dumpfile);
 				dumpfile = xstrdup(optarg);
 			case 'l':