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Date:   Mon, 13 Jul 2020 06:54:43 -0400
From:   "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
To:     Stefano Garzarella <sgarzare@...hat.com>
Cc:     davem@...emloft.net, Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@...hat.com>,
        virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, kvm@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] vsock/virtio: annotate 'the_virtio_vsock' RCU pointer

On Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 02:12:43PM +0200, Stefano Garzarella wrote:
> Commit 0deab087b16a ("vsock/virtio: use RCU to avoid use-after-free
> on the_virtio_vsock") starts to use RCU to protect 'the_virtio_vsock'
> pointer, but we forgot to annotate it.
> 
> This patch adds the annotation to fix the following sparse errors:
> 
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:73:17: error: incompatible types in comparison expression (different address spaces):
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:73:17:    struct virtio_vsock [noderef] __rcu *
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:73:17:    struct virtio_vsock *
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:171:17: error: incompatible types in comparison expression (different address spaces):
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:171:17:    struct virtio_vsock [noderef] __rcu *
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:171:17:    struct virtio_vsock *
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:207:17: error: incompatible types in comparison expression (different address spaces):
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:207:17:    struct virtio_vsock [noderef] __rcu *
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:207:17:    struct virtio_vsock *
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:561:13: error: incompatible types in comparison expression (different address spaces):
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:561:13:    struct virtio_vsock [noderef] __rcu *
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:561:13:    struct virtio_vsock *
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:612:9: error: incompatible types in comparison expression (different address spaces):
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:612:9:    struct virtio_vsock [noderef] __rcu *
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:612:9:    struct virtio_vsock *
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:631:9: error: incompatible types in comparison expression (different address spaces):
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:631:9:    struct virtio_vsock [noderef] __rcu *
>     net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c:631:9:    struct virtio_vsock *
> 
> Fixes: 0deab087b16a ("vsock/virtio: use RCU to avoid use-after-free on the_virtio_vsock")
> Reported-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@...hat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Stefano Garzarella <sgarzare@...hat.com>


Acked-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@...hat.com>

who's merging this? Dave?

> ---
>  net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c b/net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c
> index dfbaf6bd8b1c..2700a63ab095 100644
> --- a/net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c
> +++ b/net/vmw_vsock/virtio_transport.c
> @@ -22,7 +22,7 @@
>  #include <net/af_vsock.h>
>  
>  static struct workqueue_struct *virtio_vsock_workqueue;
> -static struct virtio_vsock *the_virtio_vsock;
> +static struct virtio_vsock __rcu *the_virtio_vsock;
>  static DEFINE_MUTEX(the_virtio_vsock_mutex); /* protects the_virtio_vsock */
>  
>  struct virtio_vsock {
> -- 
> 2.26.2

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