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fs/cifs/cifs_dfs_ref.c: fix potential memory leakage

When it goes to error through line 144, the memory allocated to *devname is
not freed, and the caller doesn't free it either in line 250. So we free the
memroy of *devname in function cifs_compose_mount_options() when it goes to

Signed-off-by: Cong Ding <>
CC: stable <>
Reviewed-by: Jeff Layton <>
Signed-off-by: Steve French <>
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  1. +2 −0 fs/cifs/cifs_dfs_ref.c
@@ -226,6 +226,8 @@ char *cifs_compose_mount_options(const char *sb_mountdata,
mountdata = ERR_PTR(rc);
+ kfree(*devname);
+ *devname = NULL;
goto compose_mount_options_out;

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