[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "fs/cifs/cifs_dfs_ref.c: fix potential memory leakage" has been added to staging queue

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Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski Jan. 30, 2013, 9:58 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    fs/cifs/cifs_dfs_ref.c: fix potential memory leakage

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


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From 62c5b93ecb5b15de05dbc864287dc10f818af896 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Cong Ding <dinggnu@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 19:20:58 -0500
Subject: [PATCH] fs/cifs/cifs_dfs_ref.c: fix potential memory leakage

commit 10b8c7dff5d3633b69e77f57d404dab54ead3787 upstream.

When it goes to error through line 144, the memory allocated to *devname is
not freed, and the caller doesn't free it either in line 250. So we free the
memroy of *devname in function cifs_compose_mount_options() when it goes to

Signed-off-by: Cong Ding <dinggnu@gmail.com>
Reviewed-by: Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Steve French <smfrench@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski@canonical.com>
 fs/cifs/cifs_dfs_ref.c |    2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)



diff --git a/fs/cifs/cifs_dfs_ref.c b/fs/cifs/cifs_dfs_ref.c
index 6873bb6..2263144 100644
--- a/fs/cifs/cifs_dfs_ref.c
+++ b/fs/cifs/cifs_dfs_ref.c
@@ -226,6 +226,8 @@  compose_mount_options_out:
 	mountdata = ERR_PTR(rc);
+	kfree(*devname);
+	*devname = NULL;
 	goto compose_mount_options_out;