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Date:   Wed, 15 Jul 2020 16:34:46 +0200
From:   Stefano Garzarella <sgarzare@...hat.com>
To:     "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>, davem@...emloft.net
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 Mon, Jul 13, 2020 at 06:54:43AM -0400, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> 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?

I think so, but I forgot the 'net' tag :-(

I'll wait to see if Dave will queue this, otherwise I'll resend with
the 'net' tag.

Thanks,
Stefano

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