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SubjectRe: HID: intel_ish-hid: tx_buf memory leak on probe/remove
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On Mon, 2018-07-23 at 20:56 +0300, Anton Vasilyev wrote:
> ish_dev_init() allocates 512*176 bytes memory for tx_buf and stores
> it at
> &dev->wr_free_list_head.link list on ish_probe().
> But there is no deallocation of this memory in ish_remove() and in
> ish_probe()
> error path.
> So current intel-ish-ipc provides 88 KB memory leak for each
> probe/release.
>
> I have two ideas 1) to replace kzalloc allocation by devm_kzalloc,
Thanks for finding this. We can replace both alloc in this function
with devm_ calls. Once you have a patch I can test.

Thanks,
Srinivas

> or 2) release memory stored at &dev->wr_free_list_head.link list
> (and
> may be at
> &dev->wr_processing_list_head.link) in all driver exits.
>
> But I do not know which way is preferable for this case.
>
> Found by Linux Driver Verification project (linuxtesting.org).
>
> --
> Anton Vasilyev
> Linux Verification Center, ISPRAS
> web: http://linuxtesting.org
> e-mail: vasilyev@ispras.ru

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