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Date:	Mon, 6 Oct 2014 16:17:28 +0200
From:	Cornelia Huck <>
To:	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 16/16] virtio_net: fix use after free on allocation

On Sun, 5 Oct 2014 19:07:38 +0300
"Michael S. Tsirkin" <> wrote:

> In the extremely unlikely event that driver initialization fails after
> RX buffers are added, virtio net frees RX buffers while VQs are
> still active, potentially causing device to use a freed buffer.
> To fix, reset device first - same as we do on device removal.
> Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <>
> ---
>  drivers/net/virtio_net.c | 2 ++
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

Reviewed-by: Cornelia Huck <>

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