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From: Kalle Valo <>
To: Greg KH <>
Cc: Nguyen Dinh Phi <>,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH V2] cfg80211: Fix possible memory leak in function cfg80211_bss_update
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 10:53:28 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Greg KH's message of "Thu, 29 Jul 2021 12:34:22 +0200")

Greg KH <> writes:

> On Mon, Jun 28, 2021 at 09:23:34PM +0800, Nguyen Dinh Phi wrote:
>> When we exceed the limit of BSS entries, this function will free the
>> new entry, however, at this time, it is the last door to access the
>> inputed ies, so these ies will be unreferenced objects and cause memory
>> leak.
>> Therefore we should free its ies before deallocating the new entry, beside
>> of dropping it from hidden_list.
>> Signed-off-by: Nguyen Dinh Phi <>


> Did this change get lost somewhere?

Johannes applied it to the macc80211 tree:

Ah, and it's already in Linus' tree as well.


  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-31  7:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-28 13:23 [PATCH V2] cfg80211: Fix possible memory leak in function cfg80211_bss_update Nguyen Dinh Phi
2021-07-29 10:34 ` Greg KH
2021-07-31  7:53   ` Kalle Valo [this message]
2021-07-31  8:02     ` Greg KH

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