3.18-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakki...@linux.intel.com>

commit 13b47cfcfc60495cde216eef4c01040d76174cbe upstream.

While cleaning up sysfs callback that prints EK we discovered a kernel
memory leak. This commit fixes the issue by zeroing the buffer used for
TPM command/response.

The leak happen when we use either tpm_vtpm_proxy, tpm_ibmvtpm or

Cc: sta...@vger.kernel.org
Fixes: 0883743825e3 ("TPM: sysfs functions consolidation")
Reported-by: Jason Gunthorpe <jguntho...@obsidianresearch.com>
Tested-by: Stefan Berger <stef...@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakki...@linux.intel.com>
Signed-off-by: James Morris <james.l.mor...@oracle.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gre...@linuxfoundation.org>

 drivers/char/tpm/tpm-sysfs.c |    2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

--- a/drivers/char/tpm/tpm-sysfs.c
+++ b/drivers/char/tpm/tpm-sysfs.c
@@ -57,6 +57,8 @@ static ssize_t pubek_show(struct device
        struct tpm_chip *chip = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
+       memset(&tpm_cmd, 0, sizeof(tpm_cmd));
        tpm_cmd.header.in = tpm_readpubek_header;
        err = transmit_cmd(chip, &tpm_cmd, READ_PUBEK_RESULT_SIZE,
                           "attempting to read the PUBEK");

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