[PATCH v2 resend] staging: bcm2835-audio: Fix memory corruption

Stefan Wahren stefan.wahren at i2se.com
Sun Sep 24 09:21:35 PDT 2017

> Phil Elwell <phil at raspberrypi.org> hat am 24. September 2017 um 16:20 geschrieben:
> The previous commit (0adbfd46) fixed a memory leak but also freed a
> block in the success case, causing a stale pointer to be used with
> potentially fatal results. Only free the vchi_instance block in the
> case that vchi_connect fails; once connected, the instance is
> retained for subsequent connections.
> Simplifying the code by removing a bunch of gotos and returning errors
> directly.
> Signed-off-by: Phil Elwell <phil at raspberrypi.org>
> Fixes: 0adbfd4694c2 ("staging: bcm2835-audio: fix memory leak in bcm2835_audio_open_connection()")

Tested-by: Stefan Wahren <stefan.wahren at i2se.com>

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