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Date:   Mon, 13 Jun 2022 09:23:15 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To:     "Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <willy@...radead.org>
Cc:     linux-mm@...ck.org, Uladzislau Rezki <urezki@...il.com>,
        Zorro Lang <zlang@...hat.com>, linux-xfs@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] usercopy: Handle vm_map_ram() areas

On Sun, Jun 12, 2022 at 10:32:25PM +0100, Matthew Wilcox (Oracle) wrote:
> vmalloc does not allocate a vm_struct for vm_map_ram() areas.  That causes
> us to deny usercopies from those areas.  This affects XFS which uses
> vm_map_ram() for its directories.
> 
> Fix this by calling find_vmap_area() instead of find_vm_area().

Thanks for the fixes!

> [...]
> +		/* XXX: We should also abort for free vmap_areas */

What's needed to detect this?

-- 
Kees Cook

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