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Date:   Thu, 2 Aug 2018 10:17:10 -0700
From:   Dave Watson <davejwatson@...com>
To:     Vakul Garg <vakul.garg@....com>
CC:     "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "borisp@...lanox.com" <borisp@...lanox.com>,
        "aviadye@...lanox.com" <aviadye@...lanox.com>,
        "davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net/tls: Mark the end in scatterlist table

On 08/02/18 05:05 PM, Vakul Garg wrote:
> In case zerocopy_from_iter() fails, 'end' won't get marked.
> So fallback path is fine.
> 
> > Which codepath is calling sg_nents()?
> 
> While testing my WIP implementation of combined dynamic memory allocation for 
> (aead_req || sgin || sgout || aad || iv), I was getting random kernel crashes.
> To debug it I had inserted sg_nents() in my code. The KASAN then immediately
> complained that sg_nents() went beyond the allocated memory for scatterlist.
> This led me to find that scatterlist table end has not been marked.
> 

If this isn't causing KASAN issues for the existing code, it probably
makes more sense to put in a future series with that WIP work then.

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