[dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] malloc: fix finding maximum contiguous IOVA size

Thomas Monjalon thomas at monjalon.net
Thu Dec 20 15:18:23 CET 2018


12/12/2018 12:26, Burakov, Anatoly:
> On 12-Dec-18 11:10 AM, Yongseok Koh wrote:
> > malloc_elem_find_max_iova_contig() could return invalid size due to a
> > missing sanity check. The following gdb output shows how 'cur_size' can be
> > invalid in find_biggest_element().
> > 
> > 	(gdb) p/x cur_size
> > 	$4 = 0xffffffffffe42900
> > 	(gdb) p elem
> > 	$1 = (struct malloc_elem *) 0x12e842000
> > 	(gdb) p *elem
> > 	$2 = {heap = 0x7ffff7ff387c, prev = 0x12e831fc0, next =
> > 		0x12e842900, free_list = {le_next = 0x109538000, le_prev =
> > 		0x7ffff7ff3894}, msl = 0x7ffff7ff107c, state = ELEM_FREE,
> > 		pad = 0, size = 2304}
> > 	(gdb) p *elem->msl
> > 	$5 = {{base_va = 0x100200000, addr_64 = 4297064448}, page_sz =
> > 		2097152, socket_id = 0, version = 790, len = 17179869184,
> > 		external = 0, memseg_arr = {name = "memseg-2048k-0-0",
> > 		'\000' <repeats 47 times>, count = 493, len = 8192, elt_sz
> > 		= 48, data = 0x10002e000, rwlock = {cnt = 0}}}
> > 
> > Fixes: 9fe6bceafd51 ("malloc: add finding biggest free IOVA-contiguous element")
> > Cc: stable at dpdk.org
> > Cc: anatoly.burakov at intel.com
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Yongseok Koh <yskoh at mellanox.com>
> > ---
> 
> Acked-by: Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov at intel.com>

Applied, thanks




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