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[dm-devel] [PATCH] dm-snap-persistent-fix-dtr-cleanup.patch



Prerequisites for this patch are:
  1) dm-exception-store-introduce-registry.patch
  2) dm-exception-store-move-dm_target-pointer.patch
  3) dm-exception-store-move-chunk_fields.patch
  4) dm-exception-store-move-cow-pointer.patch
  5) dm-snapshot-remove-dm_snap-header-use.patch
  6) dm-snapshot-remove-dm_snap-header.patch
  7) dm-snapshot-use-DMEMIT-macro-for-status.patch
  8) dm-snapshot-move-ctr-parsing-to-exception-store.patch
  9) dm-snapshot-move-status-to-exception-store.patch
  10) dm-exception-store-generalize-table-args.patch
  11) dm-snapshot-new-ctr-table-format.patch
  12) dm-snapshot-cleanup.patch
  13) dm-snap-minor-fix.patch
  14) dm-snap-fix-status-output.patch

 brassow

The persistent exception store destructor does not properly
account for all conditions in which it can be called.  If it
is called after 'ctr' but before 'read_metadata' - like if
something else in 'snapshot_ctr' fails - then it will attempt
to free areas of memory that haven't been allocated yet.

Signed-off-by: Jonathan Brassow <jbrassow redhat com>

Index: linux-2.6/drivers/md/dm-snap-persistent.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/drivers/md/dm-snap-persistent.c
+++ linux-2.6/drivers/md/dm-snap-persistent.c
@@ -162,9 +162,12 @@ static int alloc_area(struct pstore *ps)
 
 static void free_area(struct pstore *ps)
 {
-	vfree(ps->area);
+	if (ps->area)
+		vfree(ps->area);
 	ps->area = NULL;
-	vfree(ps->zero_area);
+
+	if (ps->zero_area)
+		vfree(ps->zero_area);
 	ps->zero_area = NULL;
 }
 
@@ -481,10 +484,17 @@ static void persistent_dtr(struct dm_exc
 {
 	struct pstore *ps = get_info(store);
 
-	destroy_workqueue(ps->metadata_wq);
-	dm_io_client_destroy(ps->io_client);
-	vfree(ps->callbacks);
+	/* Created in read_header */
+	if (ps->io_client)
+		dm_io_client_destroy(ps->io_client);
 	free_area(ps);
+
+	/* Allocated in persistent_read_metadata */
+	if (ps->callbacks)
+		vfree(ps->callbacks);
+
+	/* Don't need to check these, because they are done in ctr */
+	destroy_workqueue(ps->metadata_wq);
 	kfree(ps);
 }
 
@@ -661,7 +671,7 @@ static int persistent_ctr(struct dm_exce
 	struct pstore *ps;
 
 	/* allocate the pstore */
-	ps = kmalloc(sizeof(*ps), GFP_KERNEL);
+	ps = kzalloc(sizeof(*ps), GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (!ps)
 		return -ENOMEM;
 



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