Add missing brelse to xattr code.

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Dave Jones Nov. 6, 2013, 3:45 p.m.
This code was recently patched to not leak memory on the retry path,
but it seems we are also forgetting to brelse the bufferhead.
Signed-off-by: Dave Jones <>

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diff --git a/fs/ext4/xattr.c b/fs/ext4/xattr.c
index 03e9bebba198..1423c4816a47 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/xattr.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/xattr.c
@@ -1352,6 +1352,7 @@  retry:
 					new_extra_isize = s_min_extra_isize;
 					kfree(is); is = NULL;
 					kfree(bs); bs = NULL;
+					brelse(bh);
 					goto retry;
 				error = -1;