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SubjectRE: [PATCH 1/2] platform/x86: dell-smbios-wmi: Correct a memory leak
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Darren,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Darren Hart [mailto:dvhart@infradead.org]
> Sent: Monday, September 10, 2018 3:52 PM
> To: Limonciello, Mario
> Cc: Andy Shevchenko; LKML; platform-driver-x86@vger.kernel.org;
> stable@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] platform/x86: dell-smbios-wmi: Correct a memory leak
>
> On Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 01:01:52PM -0500, Mario Limonciello wrote:
> > ACPI buffers were being allocated but never freed.
> >
> > Reported-by: Pinzhen Xu <pinzhen.xu@intel.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Mario Limonciello <mario.limonciello@dell.com>
> > Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
>
> Thanks Mario and Pinzhen, both queued. That's an easy one to miss, the usage not
> being particularly obvious.
>

This cropped up and is fixed by that patch:
https://github.com/dell/libsmbios/issues/63

Given the impact and how small the patch is, I think it might be good if this can come to 4.19-rcX if possible.
Thoughts?

I suspect this one might be the same issue too:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1627609


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