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SubjectRe: [PATCH net] vhost: correctly check the return value of translate_desc() in log_used()
On Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 03:53:24PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
> When fail, translate_desc() returns negative value, otherwise the
> number of iovs. So we should fail when the return value is negative
> instead of a blindly check against zero.
>
> Reported-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
> Fixes: cc5e71075947 ("vhost: log dirty page correctly")
> Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>

Acked-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>

and I guess the log was backported to stable so we want
this backported too.

> ---
> drivers/vhost/vhost.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/vhost/vhost.c b/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
> index 24a129fcdd61..a2e5dc7716e2 100644
> --- a/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
> +++ b/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
> @@ -1788,7 +1788,7 @@ static int log_used(struct vhost_virtqueue *vq, u64 used_offset, u64 len)
>
> ret = translate_desc(vq, (uintptr_t)vq->used + used_offset,
> len, iov, 64, VHOST_ACCESS_WO);
> - if (ret)
> + if (ret < 0)
> return ret;
>
> for (i = 0; i < ret; i++) {
> --
> 2.17.1

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