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Date:   Wed, 27 Feb 2019 20:43:37 +0800
From:   Chao Yu <yuchao0@...wei.com>
To:     Gao Xiang <gaoxiang25@...wei.com>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        <devel@...verdev.osuosl.org>
CC:     LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        <linux-erofs@...ts.ozlabs.org>, "Chao Yu" <chao@...nel.org>,
        Miao Xie <miaoxie@...wei.com>, <weidu.du@...wei.com>,
        Fang Wei <fangwei1@...wei.com>, <stable@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] staging: erofs: compressed_pages should not be
 accessed again after freed

On 2019/2/27 13:33, Gao Xiang wrote:
> This patch resolves the following page use-after-free issue,
> z_erofs_vle_unzip:
>     ...
>     for (i = 0; i < nr_pages; ++i) {
>         ...
>         z_erofs_onlinepage_endio(page);  (1)
>     }
> 
>     for (i = 0; i < clusterpages; ++i) {
>         page = compressed_pages[i];
> 
>         if (page->mapping == mngda)      (2)
>             continue;
>         /* recycle all individual staging pages */
>         (void)z_erofs_gather_if_stagingpage(page_pool, page); (3)
>         WRITE_ONCE(compressed_pages[i], NULL);
>     }
>     ...
> 
> After (1) is executed, page is freed and could be then reused, if
> compressed_pages is scanned after that, it could fall info (2) or
> (3) by mistake and that could finally be in a mess.
> 
> This patch aims to solve the above issue only with little changes
> as much as possible in order to make the fix backport easier.
> 
> Fixes: 3883a79abd02 ("staging: erofs: introduce VLE decompression support")
> Cc: <stable@...r.kernel.org> # 4.19+
> Signed-off-by: Gao Xiang <gaoxiang25@...wei.com>

Reviewed-by: Chao Yu <yuchao0@...wei.com>

Thanks,

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