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Subject[PATCH] veth: fix memory leak in veth_newlink()
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when register_netdevice(dev) fails we should check whether struct
veth_rq has been allocated via ndo_init callback and free it, because,
depending on the code path, register_netdevice() might not call
priv_destructor() callback

Reported-and-tested-by: syzbot+59ef240dd8f0ed7598a8@syzkaller.appspotmail.com
Link: https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?extid=59ef240dd8f0ed7598a8
Signed-off-by: Rustam Kovhaev <rkovhaev@gmail.com>
---
drivers/net/veth.c | 4 +++-
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/veth.c b/drivers/net/veth.c
index a475f48d43c4..e40ca62a046a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/veth.c
+++ b/drivers/net/veth.c
@@ -1394,7 +1394,9 @@ static int veth_newlink(struct net *src_net, struct net_device *dev,
return 0;

err_register_dev:
- /* nothing to do */
+ priv = netdev_priv(dev);
+ if (priv->rq)
+ veth_dev_free(dev);
err_configure_peer:
unregister_netdevice(peer);
return err;
--
2.28.0
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