Re: [PATCH] cx82310_eth: fix a memory leak bug

From: David Miller
Date: Sun Aug 18 2019 - 16:02:18 EST

From: Wenwen Wang <wenwen@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:03:38 -0500

> In cx82310_bind(), 'dev->partial_data' is allocated through kmalloc().
> Then, the execution waits for the firmware to become ready. If the firmware
> is not ready in time, the execution is terminated. However, the allocated
> 'dev->partial_data' is not deallocated on this path, leading to a memory
> leak bug. To fix this issue, free 'dev->partial_data' before returning the
> error.
> Signed-off-by: Wenwen Wang <wenwen@xxxxxxxxxx>