Colin Ian King <> wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <>
> The AR5K_EEPROM_READ macro returns with -EIO if a read error
> occurs causing a memory leak on the allocated buffer buf. Fix
> this by explicitly calling ath5k_hw_nvram_read and exiting on
> the via the freebuf label that performs the necessary free'ing
> of buf when a read error occurs.
> Detected by CoverityScan, CID#1248782 ("Resource Leak")
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <>

Patch applied to ath-next branch of ath.git, thanks.

8fed6823e06e ath5k: fix memory leak on buf on failed eeprom read


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