lists.openwall.net   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  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Mon,  7 Sep 2020 18:52:18 +0800
From:   Zhu Lingshan <lingshan.zhu@...el.com>
To:     jasowang@...hat.com, mst@...hat.com
Cc:     virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        kvm@...r.kernel.org, Zhu Lingshan <lingshan.zhu@...el.com>
Subject: [PATCH 0/2] fix dead lock issues in vhost_vdpa

This series fixed a dead lock issue in vhost_vdpa.
In current vhost_vdpa ioctl code path, it will lock
vhost_dev mutex once, then try to re-lock it in
vhost_set_backend_features, which is buggy.

These commits will remove mutex locks operations
in vhost_set_backend_features, then as a compensation,
a new function vhost_net_set_backend_features() in vhost_net
is introduced to do proper mutex locking and call
vhost_set_backend_features()

Please help review. Thanks!

Zhu Lingshan (2):
  vhost: remove mutex ops in vhost_set_backend_features
  vhost_net: introduce vhost_net_set_backend_features()

 drivers/vhost/net.c   | 9 ++++++++-
 drivers/vhost/vhost.c | 2 --
 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

-- 
2.18.4

Powered by blists - more mailing lists