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Date:	Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:26:45 -0700
From:	Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:	Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <nobuhiro.iwamatsu.yj@...esas.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] uio: Fix memory size check with vma in
 uio_mmap_physical()

On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 10:24:21AM +0900, Nobuhiro Iwamatsu wrote:
> Register for the device are mapped in uio_mmap_physical().
> In this case, it might not be the same as the size of VMA always.

Why wouldn't this be the case?

> This uses PAGE_ALIGN to memory size, fix the check of the memory size
> to be mapped.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <nobuhiro.iwamatsu.yj@...esas.com>
> ---
>  drivers/uio/uio.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/uio/uio.c b/drivers/uio/uio.c
> index a673e5b..e371f5a 100644
> --- a/drivers/uio/uio.c
> +++ b/drivers/uio/uio.c
> @@ -655,7 +655,7 @@ static int uio_mmap_physical(struct vm_area_struct *vma)
>  
>  	if (mem->addr & ~PAGE_MASK)
>  		return -ENODEV;
> -	if (vma->vm_end - vma->vm_start > mem->size)
> +	if (vma->vm_end - vma->vm_start > PAGE_ALIGN(mem->size))

You just increased the size for the check, that seems wrong.  Why
wouldn't mem->size be correct here?

What hardware is failing for this with a valid size and end/start
addresses?

thanks,

greg k-h
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