net: sched: fix possible refcount leak in tc_new_tfilter()

tfilter_put need to be called to put the refount got by tp->ops->get to
avoid possible refcount leak when chain->tmplt_ops != NULL and
chain->tmplt_ops != tp->ops.

Fixes: 7d5509fa0d3d ("net: sched: extend proto ops with 'put' callback")
Signed-off-by: Hangyu Hua <>
Reviewed-by: Vlad Buslov <>
Signed-off-by: Jakub Kicinski <>
diff --git a/net/sched/cls_api.c b/net/sched/cls_api.c
index 790d680..51d175f 100644
--- a/net/sched/cls_api.c
+++ b/net/sched/cls_api.c
@@ -2137,6 +2137,7 @@
 	if (chain->tmplt_ops && chain->tmplt_ops != tp->ops) {
+		tfilter_put(tp, fh);
 		NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Chain template is set to a different filter kind");
 		err = -EINVAL;
 		goto errout;