lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  linux-cve-announce  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite for Android: free password hash cracker in your pocket
[<prev] [next>] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:53:24 +0800
From:   Jason Wang <>
Subject: [PATCH net] vhost: correctly check the return value of translate_desc() in log_used()

When fail, translate_desc() returns negative value, otherwise the
number of iovs. So we should fail when the return value is negative
instead of a blindly check against zero.

Reported-by: Stephen Hemminger <>
Fixes: cc5e71075947 ("vhost: log dirty page correctly")
Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <>
 drivers/vhost/vhost.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/vhost/vhost.c b/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
index 24a129fcdd61..a2e5dc7716e2 100644
--- a/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
+++ b/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
@@ -1788,7 +1788,7 @@ static int log_used(struct vhost_virtqueue *vq, u64 used_offset, u64 len)
 	ret = translate_desc(vq, (uintptr_t)vq->used + used_offset,
 			     len, iov, 64, VHOST_ACCESS_WO);
-	if (ret)
+	if (ret < 0)
 		return ret;
 	for (i = 0; i < ret; i++) {

Powered by blists - more mailing lists