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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] nvmet: Fix use-after-free bug when a port is removed


On 2019-07-04 3:00 p.m., Max Gurtovoy wrote:
> Hi Logan,
>
> On 7/4/2019 2:03 AM, Logan Gunthorpe wrote:
>> When a port is removed through configfs, any connected controllers
>> are still active and can still send commands. This causes a
>> use-after-free bug which is detected by KASAN for any admin command
>> that dereferences req->port (like in nvmet_execute_identify_ctrl).
>>
>> To fix this, disconnect all active controllers when a subsystem is
>> removed from a port. This ensures there are no active controllers
>> when the port is eventually removed.
>
> so now we are enforcing controller existence with port configfs, right ?
> sounds reasonable.

Correct.

> Did you run your patches with other transport (RDMA/TCP/FC) ?

Just RDMA and loop. I suppose I could test with TCP but I don't have FC
hardware.

Logan

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