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Date:   Tue, 12 Jan 2021 11:16:47 +0100
From:   David Hildenbrand <david@...hat.com>
To:     Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>, linux-mm@...ck.org
Cc:     Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Naoya Horiguchi <nao.horiguchi@...il.com>,
        Michal Hocko <mhocko@...nel.org>,
        Oscar Salvador <osalvador@...e.de>, stable@...r.kernel.org,
        vishal.l.verma@...el.com, linux-nvdimm@...ts.01.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 4/5] mm: Fix page reference leak in soft_offline_page()

On 12.01.21 10:34, Dan Williams wrote:
> The conversion to move pfn_to_online_page() internal to
> soft_offline_page() missed that the get_user_pages() reference needs to
> be dropped when pfn_to_online_page() fails.
> 
> When soft_offline_page() is handed a pfn_valid() &&
> !pfn_to_online_page() pfn the kernel hangs at dax-device shutdown due to
> a leaked reference.
> 
> Fixes: feec24a6139d ("mm, soft-offline: convert parameter to pfn")
> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
> Cc: Naoya Horiguchi <nao.horiguchi@...il.com>
> Cc: David Hildenbrand <david@...hat.com>
> Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@...nel.org>
> Cc: Oscar Salvador <osalvador@...e.de>
> Cc: <stable@...r.kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>
> ---
>  mm/memory-failure.c |   20 ++++++++++++++++----
>  1 file changed, 16 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/mm/memory-failure.c b/mm/memory-failure.c
> index 5a38e9eade94..78b173c7190c 100644
> --- a/mm/memory-failure.c
> +++ b/mm/memory-failure.c
> @@ -1885,6 +1885,12 @@ static int soft_offline_free_page(struct page *page)
>  	return rc;
>  }
>  
> +static void put_ref_page(struct page *page)
> +{
> +	if (page)
> +		put_page(page);
> +}
> +
>  /**
>   * soft_offline_page - Soft offline a page.
>   * @pfn: pfn to soft-offline
> @@ -1910,20 +1916,26 @@ static int soft_offline_free_page(struct page *page)
>  int soft_offline_page(unsigned long pfn, int flags)
>  {
>  	int ret;
> -	struct page *page;
>  	bool try_again = true;
> +	struct page *page, *ref_page = NULL;
> +
> +	WARN_ON_ONCE(!pfn_valid(pfn) && (flags & MF_COUNT_INCREASED));
>  
>  	if (!pfn_valid(pfn))
>  		return -ENXIO;
> +	if (flags & MF_COUNT_INCREASED)
> +		ref_page = pfn_to_page(pfn);
> +
>  	/* Only online pages can be soft-offlined (esp., not ZONE_DEVICE). */
>  	page = pfn_to_online_page(pfn);
> -	if (!page)
> +	if (!page) {
> +		put_ref_page(ref_page);
>  		return -EIO;
> +	}
>  
>  	if (PageHWPoison(page)) {
>  		pr_info("%s: %#lx page already poisoned\n", __func__, pfn);
> -		if (flags & MF_COUNT_INCREASED)
> -			put_page(page);
> +		put_ref_page(ref_page);
>  		return 0;
>  	}

Reviewed-by: David Hildenbrand <david@...hat.com>


-- 
Thanks,

David / dhildenb

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