[vz7.8] KVM: hyperv: idr_find needs RCU protection

Submitted by Roman Kagan on June 9, 2018, 7:05 p.m.


Message ID 20180609190519.28164-1-rkagan@virtuozzo.com
State New
Series "KVM: hyperv: idr_find needs RCU protection"
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Roman Kagan June 9, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
From: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>

Even though the eventfd is released after the KVM SRCU grace period
elapses, the conn_to_evt data structure itself is not; it uses RCU
internally, instead.  Fix the read-side critical section to happen
under rcu_read_lock/unlock; the result is still protected by

Reviewed-by: Roman Kagan <rkagan@virtuozzo.com>
Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
(cherry picked from commit 452a68d0ef341c4d544757e02154788227b2a08b)
Signed-off-by: Roman Kagan <rkagan@virtuozzo.com>
 arch/x86/kvm/hyperv.c | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/hyperv.c b/arch/x86/kvm/hyperv.c
index d31d37c8765a..50fbbe99703b 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kvm/hyperv.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kvm/hyperv.c
@@ -1269,8 +1269,10 @@  static u16 kvm_hvcall_signal_event(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, bool fast, u64 param)
 	if (param & ~KVM_HYPERV_CONN_ID_MASK)
-	/* conn_to_evt is protected by vcpu->kvm->srcu */
+	/* the eventfd is protected by vcpu->kvm->srcu, but conn_to_evt isn't */
+	rcu_read_lock();
 	eventfd = idr_find(&vcpu->kvm->arch.hyperv.conn_to_evt, param);
+	rcu_read_unlock();
 	if (!eventfd)