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From: Al Viro <>
To: Qian Cai <>
Subject: Re: slab-out-of-bounds in iov_iter_revert()
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2020 00:55:11 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, Sep 11, 2020 at 05:59:04PM -0400, Qian Cai wrote:
> Super easy to reproduce on today's mainline by just fuzzing for a few minutes
> on virtiofs (if it ever matters). Any thoughts?

Usually happens when ->direct_IO() fucks up and reports the wrong amount
of data written/read.  We had several bugs like that in the past - see
e.g. 85128b2be673 (fix nfs O_DIRECT advancing iov_iter too much).

Had there been any recent O_DIRECT-related patches on the filesystems

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-11 23:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-11 21:59 slab-out-of-bounds in iov_iter_revert() Qian Cai
2020-09-11 23:55 ` Al Viro [this message]
2020-09-16 21:09   ` Qian Cai
2020-09-17  2:04     ` Al Viro
2020-09-17  2:14       ` Al Viro
2020-09-17 14:10         ` Qian Cai
2020-09-17 16:44           ` Al Viro
2020-09-17 17:42             ` Qian Cai
2020-09-17 18:45               ` Al Viro
2020-09-17 20:16                 ` Qian Cai
2020-09-17 18:45             ` Qian Cai

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