[PATCH v2] hv: kvp: Avoid reading past allocated blocks from KVP file

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Wed Nov 1 18:54:03 UTC 2017


On Wed, Nov 01, 2017 at 06:39:00PM +0000, Long Li wrote:
> > From: Greg KH [mailto:greg at kroah.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:50 PM
> > To: Long Li <longli at microsoft.com>
> > Cc: KY Srinivasan <kys at microsoft.com>; Haiyang Zhang
> > <haiyangz at microsoft.com>; Stephen Hemminger
> > <sthemmin at microsoft.com>; devel at linuxdriverproject.org; linux-
> > kernel at vger.kernel.org; stable at vger.kernel.org; Paul Meyer
> > <Paul.Meyer at microsoft.com>; Long Li <longli at microsoft.com>
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] hv: kvp: Avoid reading past allocated blocks from
> > KVP file
> > 
> > On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 01:02:35PM -0700, Long Li wrote:
> > > From: Paul Meyer <Paul.Meyer at microsoft.com>
> > >
> > > While reading in more than one block (50) of KVP records, the
> > > allocation goes per block, but the reads used the total number of
> > > allocated records (without resetting the pointer/stream). This causes
> > > the records buffer to overrun when the refresh reads more than one
> > > block over the previous capacity (e.g. reading more than 100 KVP
> > > records whereas the in-memory database was empty before).
> > >
> > > Fix this by reading the correct number of KVP records from file each time.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Paul Meyer <Paul.Meyer at microsoft.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Long Li <longli at microsoft.com>
> > > ---
> > >  tools/hv/hv_kvp_daemon.c | 66
> > > ++++++++----------------------------------------
> > >  1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 56 deletions(-)
> > 
> > When you version a patch, you always have to say what changed below the
> > --- line, as the documentation states to do...
> 
> Sorry it was my bad. Can I resend v2 and indicate what has changed?

Why wouldn't you?

But it would be v3 then :)

greg k-h


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