Commit 77be9452 authored by Tyler Hicks's avatar Tyler Hicks Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman

irda: Fix memory leak caused by repeated binds of irda socket

The irda_bind() function allocates memory for self->ias_obj without
checking to see if the socket is already bound. A userspace process
could repeatedly bind the socket, have each new object added into the
LM-IAS database, and lose the reference to the old object assigned to
the socket to exhaust memory resources. This patch errors out of the
bind operation when self->ias_obj is already assigned.


Fixes: 1da177e4 ("Linux-2.6.12-rc2")
Signed-off-by: default avatarTyler Hicks <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarSeth Arnold <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarStefan Bader <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent 63fd9d43
......@@ -775,6 +775,13 @@ static int irda_bind(struct socket *sock, struct sockaddr *uaddr, int addr_len)
return -EINVAL;
/* Ensure that the socket is not already bound */
if (self->ias_obj) {
err = -EINVAL;
goto out;
/* Special care for Ultra sockets */
if ((sk->sk_type == SOCK_DGRAM) &&
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