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Date:   Fri, 4 Mar 2022 15:22:32 +0000
From:   Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>
To:     "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
Cc:     jasowang@...hat.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        kvm@...r.kernel.org, virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, stable@...r.kernel.org,
        syzbot+adc3cb32385586bec859@...kaller.appspotmail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] vhost: Protect the virtqueue from being cleared
 whilst still in use

On Fri, 04 Mar 2022, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 02, 2022 at 07:54:21AM +0000, Lee Jones wrote:
> > vhost_vsock_handle_tx_kick() already holds the mutex during its call
> > to vhost_get_vq_desc().  All we have to do is take the same lock
> > during virtqueue clean-up and we mitigate the reported issues.
> > 
> > Link: https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?extid=279432d30d825e63ba00
> > 
> > Cc: <stable@...r.kernel.org>
> > Reported-by: syzbot+adc3cb32385586bec859@...kaller.appspotmail.com
> > Signed-off-by: Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>
> 
> So combine with the warning patch and update description with
> the comment I posted, explaining it's more a just in case thing.

Will do.  Plan is to submit this on Monday.

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Lee Jones [李琼斯]
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