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kernel/sys.c: avoid argv_free(NULL)

If argv_split() failed, the code will end up calling argv_free(NULL).  Fix
it up and clean things up a bit.

Addresses Coverity report 703573.

Cc: Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@openvz.org>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Cc: Serge Hallyn <serge.hallyn@canonical.com>
Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
Cc: WANG Cong <xiyou.wangcong@gmail.com>
Cc: Alan Cox <alan@linux.intel.com>
Cc: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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1 parent 45226e9 commit b57b44ae698944ffc6161352b8ff5c9cf9c592e2 Andrew Morton committed with Jul 30, 2012
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44 kernel/sys.c
@@ -2186,46 +2186,52 @@ static void argv_cleanup(struct subprocess_info *info)
argv_free(info->argv);
}
-/**
- * orderly_poweroff - Trigger an orderly system poweroff
- * @force: force poweroff if command execution fails
- *
- * This may be called from any context to trigger a system shutdown.
- * If the orderly shutdown fails, it will force an immediate shutdown.
- */
-int orderly_poweroff(bool force)
+static int __orderly_poweroff(void)
{
int argc;
- char **argv = argv_split(GFP_ATOMIC, poweroff_cmd, &argc);
+ char **argv;
static char *envp[] = {
"HOME=/",
"PATH=/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin",
NULL
};
- int ret = -ENOMEM;
+ int ret;
+ argv = argv_split(GFP_ATOMIC, poweroff_cmd, &argc);
if (argv == NULL) {
printk(KERN_WARNING "%s failed to allocate memory for \"%s\"\n",
__func__, poweroff_cmd);
- goto out;
+ return -ENOMEM;
}
ret = call_usermodehelper_fns(argv[0], argv, envp, UMH_NO_WAIT,
NULL, argv_cleanup, NULL);
-out:
- if (likely(!ret))
- return 0;
-
if (ret == -ENOMEM)
argv_free(argv);
- if (force) {
+ return ret;
+}
+
+/**
+ * orderly_poweroff - Trigger an orderly system poweroff
+ * @force: force poweroff if command execution fails
+ *
+ * This may be called from any context to trigger a system shutdown.
+ * If the orderly shutdown fails, it will force an immediate shutdown.
+ */
+int orderly_poweroff(bool force)
+{
+ int ret = __orderly_poweroff();
+
+ if (ret && force) {
printk(KERN_WARNING "Failed to start orderly shutdown: "
"forcing the issue\n");
- /* I guess this should try to kick off some daemon to
- sync and poweroff asap. Or not even bother syncing
- if we're doing an emergency shutdown? */
+ /*
+ * I guess this should try to kick off some daemon to sync and
+ * poweroff asap. Or not even bother syncing if we're doing an
+ * emergency shutdown?
+ */
emergency_sync();
kernel_power_off();
}

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