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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.4 119/268] xen/pirq: fix error path cleanup when binding MSIs
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On 06/14/2018 04:21 AM, Roger Pau Monné wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 07:48:50PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
>> On Wed, 2018-02-28 at 09:19 +0000, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
>>> From: Roger Pau Monne <roger.pau@citrix.com>
>>>
>>> [ Upstream commit 910f8befdf5bccf25287d9f1743e3e546bcb7ce0 ]
>>>
>>> Current cleanup in the error path of xen_bind_pirq_msi_to_irq is
>>> wrong. First of all there's an off-by-one in the cleanup loop, which
>>> can lead to unbinding wrong IRQs.
>>>
>>> Secondly IRQs not bound won't be freed, thus leaking IRQ numbers.
>>>
>>> Note that there's no need to differentiate between bound and unbound
>>> IRQs when freeing them, __unbind_from_irq will deal with both of them
>>> correctly.
>> It appears to me that it is safe to call __unbind_from_irq() after
>> xen_irq_info_common_setup() fails, but *not* if the latter hasn't been
>> called at all. In that case the IRQ type will still be set to
>> IRQT_UNBOUND and this will trigger the BUG_ON() in __unbind_from_irq().
>>
>> [...]
>>> --- a/drivers/xen/events/events_base.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/xen/events/events_base.c
>>> @@ -764,8 +764,8 @@ out:
>>>   mutex_unlock(&irq_mapping_update_lock);
>>>   return irq;
>>>  error_irq:
>>> - for (; i >= 0; i--)
>>> - __unbind_from_irq(irq + i);
>>> + while (nvec--)
>>> + __unbind_from_irq(irq + nvec);
>> If nvec > 1, and xen_irq_info_pirq_setup() fails for i != nvec - 1,
>> then we reach here without having called xen_irq_info_common_setup()
>> for all these IRQs.
>>
>> In that case, I think we will still want to call xen_free_irq() for all
>> IRQs. So maybe the fix would be to remove the BUG_ON() in
>> __unbind_from_irq()?
> I think your analysis is right, and I agree that removing the BUG_ON
> from __unbind_from_irq seems like the right solution.
>
> I can't see any issues from calling xen_free_irq with type ==
> IRQT_UNBOUND, but I've already attempted to fix this once and failed,
> so I would like to get second opinions. Also I'm not sure of the
> reason behind that BUG_ON.

I don't see a reason for the BUG_ON either.

-boris

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