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From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
To: dev@dpdk.org
Cc: stable@dpdk.org, Xueming Li <xuemingl@nvidia.com>,
	Ray Kinsella <mdr@ashroe.eu>, Gaetan Rivet <grive@u256.net>
Subject: [PATCH] devargs: fix leak on hotplug failure
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 13:27:56 +0200
Message-ID: <20220414112756.26119-1-david.marchand@redhat.com> (raw)

Caught by ASan, if a secondary process tried to attach a device with an
incorrect driver name, devargs was leaked.

Fixes: 64051bb1f144 ("devargs: unify scratch buffer storage")
Cc: stable@dpdk.org

Signed-off-by: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
 lib/eal/common/eal_common_dev.c | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/eal/common/eal_common_dev.c b/lib/eal/common/eal_common_dev.c
index c0ee4e442f..9d913e5478 100644
--- a/lib/eal/common/eal_common_dev.c
+++ b/lib/eal/common/eal_common_dev.c
@@ -180,8 +180,10 @@ local_dev_probe(const char *devargs, struct rte_device **new_dev)
 	return ret;
-	if (rte_devargs_remove(da) != 0)
+	if (rte_devargs_remove(da) != 0) {
+		free(da);
+	}
 	return ret;

             reply	other threads:[~2022-04-14 11:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-14 11:27 David Marchand [this message]
2022-05-12  7:06 ` David Marchand
2022-05-19 16:21   ` David Marchand

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