[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "key: Fix resource leak" has been added to staging queue

Submitted by Luis Henriques on March 22, 2013, 10:07 a.m.


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Luis Henriques March 22, 2013, 10:07 a.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    key: Fix resource leak

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


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
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From 655eee49922e9ff6996fea8662e9e2ff83551316 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Alan Cox <alan@linux.intel.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2012 12:20:02 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] key: Fix resource leak

commit a84a921978b7d56e0e4b87ffaca6367429b4d8ff upstream.

On an error iov may still have been reallocated and need freeing

Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@linux.intel.com>
Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
 security/keys/keyctl.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)


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diff --git a/security/keys/keyctl.c b/security/keys/keyctl.c
index 0f5b3f0..44d8758 100644
--- a/security/keys/keyctl.c
+++ b/security/keys/keyctl.c
@@ -1112,12 +1112,12 @@  long keyctl_instantiate_key_iov(key_serial_t id,
 	ret = rw_copy_check_uvector(WRITE, _payload_iov, ioc,
 				    ARRAY_SIZE(iovstack), iovstack, &iov);
 	if (ret < 0)
-		return ret;
+		goto err;
 	if (ret == 0)
 		goto no_payload_free;

 	ret = keyctl_instantiate_key_common(id, iov, ioc, ret, ringid);
 	if (iov != iovstack)
 	return ret;