path: root/drivers/net/ethernet/allwinner
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authorMarc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com>2014-08-05 16:44:39 +0100
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2014-08-05 16:43:49 -0700
commit2670cc699a66c4cf268cb3e3f6dfc325ec14f224 (patch)
treee69774ecf0b2998732922d6c017f06d63dfdf157 /drivers/net/ethernet/allwinner
parentsctp: fix possible seqlock seadlock in sctp_packet_transmit() (diff)
net: sun4i-emac: fix memory leak on bad packet
Upon reception of a new frame, the emac driver checks for a number of error conditions, and flag the packet as "bad" if any of these are present. It then allocates a skb unconditionally, but only uses it if the packet is "good". On the error path, the skb is just forgotten, and the system leaks memory. The piece of junk I have on my desk seems to encounter such error frequently enough so that the box goes OOM after a couple of days, which makes me grumpy. Fix this by moving the allocation on the "good_packet" path (and convert it to netdev_alloc_skb while we're at it). Tested on a random Allwinner A20 board. Cc: Stefan Roese <sr@denx.de> Cc: Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@free-electrons.com> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> # 3.11+ Signed-off-by: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com> Acked-by: Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/net/ethernet/allwinner')
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/allwinner/sun4i-emac.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/allwinner/sun4i-emac.c
index d81e7167a8b5..29b9f082475d 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/allwinner/sun4i-emac.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/allwinner/sun4i-emac.c
@@ -633,8 +633,10 @@ static void emac_rx(struct net_device *dev)
/* Move data from EMAC */
- skb = dev_alloc_skb(rxlen + 4);
- if (good_packet && skb) {
+ if (good_packet) {
+ skb = netdev_alloc_skb(dev, rxlen + 4);
+ if (!skb)
+ continue;
skb_reserve(skb, 2);
rdptr = (u8 *) skb_put(skb, rxlen - 4);