Security: selinux - Improvement in code readability when
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Message ID 1478854120-25311-1-git-send-email-shailendra.v@samsung.com
State New
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shailendra.v@samsung.com Nov. 11, 2016, 8:48 a.m. UTC
From: "Shailendra Verma" <shailendra.v@samsung.com>

There is no need to call kfree() if memdup_user() fails, as no memory
was allocated and the error in the error-valued pointer should be returned.

Signed-off-by: Shailendra Verma <shailendra.v@samsung.com>
---
 security/selinux/selinuxfs.c |    5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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Paul Moore Nov. 12, 2016, 2:29 a.m. UTC | #1
On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 3:48 AM, Shailendra Verma
<shailendra.v@samsung.com> wrote:
> From: "Shailendra Verma" <shailendra.v@samsung.com>
>
> There is no need to call kfree() if memdup_user() fails, as no memory
> was allocated and the error in the error-valued pointer should be returned.
>
> Signed-off-by: Shailendra Verma <shailendra.v@samsung.com>
> ---
>  security/selinux/selinuxfs.c |    5 +++--
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Hello Shailendra,

Thank you for your patch, but I prefer the readability of the code as
it currently stands.

Patch
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diff --git a/security/selinux/selinuxfs.c b/security/selinux/selinuxfs.c
index 72c145d..b6d0a23 100644
--- a/security/selinux/selinuxfs.c
+++ b/security/selinux/selinuxfs.c
@@ -1166,7 +1166,7 @@  static ssize_t sel_write_bool(struct file *filep, const char __user *buf,
 
 	length = -EINVAL;
 	if (sscanf(page, "%d", &new_value) != 1)
-		goto out;
+		goto out1;
 
 	if (new_value)
 		new_value = 1;
@@ -1174,9 +1174,10 @@  static ssize_t sel_write_bool(struct file *filep, const char __user *buf,
 	bool_pending_values[index] = new_value;
 	length = count;
 
+out1:
+	kfree(page);
 out:
 	mutex_unlock(&sel_mutex);
-	kfree(page);
 	return length;
 }