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From: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@intel.com>
To: Edward Cree <ecree@solarflare.com>
Cc: <linux-net-drivers@solarflare.com>, <davem@davemloft.net>,
	<netdev@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 3/4] sfc: null out channel->rps_flow_id after freeing it
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 12:01:37 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200818120137.00004035@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200818115857.000078e5@intel.com>

Jesse Brandeburg wrote:

> Edward Cree wrote:
> 
> > If an ef100_net_open() fails, ef100_net_stop() may be called without
> >  channel->rps_flow_id having been written; thus it may hold the address
> >  freed by a previous ef100_net_stop()'s call to efx_remove_filters().
> >  This then causes a double-free when efx_remove_filters() is called
> >  again, leading to a panic.
> > To prevent this, after freeing it, overwrite it with NULL.
> > 
> > Fixes: a9dc3d5612ce ("sfc_ef100: RX filter table management and related gubbins")
> > Signed-off-by: Edward Cree <ecree@solarflare.com>

My mailer messed up my previous reply, but this is what I meant to say:
Reviewed-by: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@intel.com>


  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-18 19:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-18 12:41 [PATCH net 0/4] sfc: more EF100 fixes Edward Cree
2020-08-18 12:43 ` [PATCH net 1/4] sfc: really check hash is valid before using it Edward Cree
2020-08-18 18:54   ` Jesse Brandeburg
2020-08-18 12:43 ` [PATCH net 2/4] sfc: take correct lock in ef100_reset() Edward Cree
2020-08-18 18:55   ` Jesse Brandeburg
2020-08-18 12:44 ` [PATCH net 3/4] sfc: null out channel->rps_flow_id after freeing it Edward Cree
2020-08-18 18:58   ` Jesse Brandeburg
2020-08-18 19:01     ` Jesse Brandeburg [this message]
2020-08-18 12:44 ` [PATCH net 4/4] sfc: don't free_irq()s if they were never requested Edward Cree
2020-08-18 19:03   ` Jesse Brandeburg
2020-08-18 19:49 ` [PATCH net 0/4] sfc: more EF100 fixes David Miller

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