Patchwork [3.11,129/208] mwifiex: fix memory leak issue for ibss join

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Submitter Luis Henriques
Date Dec. 19, 2013, 11:53 a.m.
Message ID <1387454106-19326-130-git-send-email-luis.henriques@canonical.com>
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Permalink /patch/303428/
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Luis Henriques - Dec. 19, 2013, 11:53 a.m.
3.11.10.2 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: Ujjal Roy <royujjal@gmail.com>

commit 517543fd72d577dde2ebd9505dc4abf26d589f9a upstream.

For IBSS join if the requested SSID matches current SSID,
it returns without freeing the allocated beacon IE buffer.

Signed-off-by: Ujjal Roy <royujjal@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Bing Zhao <bzhao@marvell.com>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
---
 drivers/net/wireless/mwifiex/sta_ioctl.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/mwifiex/sta_ioctl.c b/drivers/net/wireless/mwifiex/sta_ioctl.c
index 8af97ab..252e09b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/mwifiex/sta_ioctl.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/mwifiex/sta_ioctl.c
@@ -319,8 +319,8 @@  int mwifiex_bss_start(struct mwifiex_private *priv, struct cfg80211_bss *bss,
 		if (bss_desc && bss_desc->ssid.ssid_len &&
 		    (!mwifiex_ssid_cmp(&priv->curr_bss_params.bss_descriptor.
 				       ssid, &bss_desc->ssid))) {
-			kfree(bss_desc);
-			return 0;
+			ret = 0;
+			goto done;
 		}
 
 		/* Exit Adhoc mode first */