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authorDavid Jeffery <djeffery@redhat.com>2015-02-12 16:45:31 +0000
committerJames Morris <james.l.morris@oracle.com>2015-02-16 13:45:16 +1100
commitd0709f1e66e8066c4ac6a54620ec116aa41937c0 (patch)
treedbccabd56c8031be37c2bad08eeccea4d29ee879 /security
parentcd07db5f2770cf7f96b0202ef93533c8a9eee09f (diff)
Don't leak a key reference if request_key() tries to use a revoked keyring
If a request_key() call to allocate and fill out a key attempts to insert the key structure into a revoked keyring, the key will leak, using memory and part of the user's key quota until the system reboots. This is from a failure of construct_alloc_key() to decrement the key's reference count after the attempt to insert into the requested keyring is rejected. key_put() needs to be called in the link_prealloc_failed callpath to ensure the unused key is released. Signed-off-by: David Jeffery <djeffery@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: James Morris <james.l.morris@oracle.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'security')
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/security/keys/request_key.c b/security/keys/request_key.c
index 0c7aea4dea54..486ef6fa393b 100644
--- a/security/keys/request_key.c
+++ b/security/keys/request_key.c
@@ -414,6 +414,7 @@ link_check_failed:
+ key_put(key);
kleave(" = %d [prelink]", ret);
return ret;

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