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authorAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>2014-12-02 15:59:31 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-12-03 09:35:38 -0800
commit92788ac1eb06e69a822de45e2a8a63fa45eb5be2 (patch)
treee4cff1d7c5943d776e2a448c1fb6fade6d4139b7
parent91b57191cfd152c02ded0745250167d0263084f8 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-92788ac1eb06e69a822de45e2a8a63fa45eb5be2.tar.gz
drivers/input/evdev.c: don't kfree() a vmalloc address
If kzalloc() failed and then evdev_open_device() fails, evdev_open() will pass a vmalloc'ed pointer to kfree. This might fix https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=88401, where there was a crash in kfree(). Reported-by: Christian Casteyde <casteyde.christian@free.fr> Belatedly-Acked-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com> Cc: Henrik Rydberg <rydberg@euromail.se> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
-rw-r--r--drivers/input/evdev.c2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/input/evdev.c b/drivers/input/evdev.c
index bc203485716d..8afa28e4570e 100644
--- a/drivers/input/evdev.c
+++ b/drivers/input/evdev.c
@@ -421,7 +421,7 @@ static int evdev_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
err_free_client:
evdev_detach_client(evdev, client);
- kfree(client);
+ kvfree(client);
return error;
}