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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] xen/blkfront: avoid NULL blkfront_info dereference on device removal
On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 04:25:56PM +0200, Vasilis Liaskovitis wrote:
> On Mon, 2018-10-15 at 16:02 +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote:
> >
> > > This results in a NULL pointer BUG when blkfront_remove and
> > > blkif_free
> > > try to access the failing device's NULL struct blkfront_info.
> > >
> > >
> > I guess this is a candidate for backporting?
> >
>
> yes, I think so. At least for kernels >=4.5, which could face this
> issue due to commit c31ecf6c12 (this frees the struct blkinfo in the
> failing path of talk_to_blkback).

OK, applied with Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
>
> thanks,
>
> - Vasilis
>
>

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