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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH v3 01/26] block: Fix a buffer overrun in bio_integrity_split()



On Tue, Oct 02, 2012 at 10:08:47AM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 01, 2012 at 02:42:41PM -0700, Kent Overstreet wrote:
> 
> [..]
> > Here's the new patch:
> > 
> > 
> > commit e270c9ca843b5c86d59431b0d7a676b7846946d6
> > Author: Kent Overstreet <koverstreet google com>
> > Date:   Mon Oct 1 14:41:08 2012 -0700
> > 
> >     block: Fix a buffer overrun in bio_integrity_split()
> >     
> >     bio_integrity_split() seemed to be confusing pointers and arrays -
> >     bip_vec in bio_integrity_payload is an array appended to the end of the
> >     payload, so the bio_vecs in struct bio_pair need to come immediately
> >     after the bio_integrity_payload they're for, and there was an assignment
> >     in bio_integrity_split() that didn't make any sense.
> >     
> >     Also, changed bio_integrity_split() to not refer to the bvecs embedded
> >     in struct bio_pair, in case there's padding between them and
> >     bip->bip_vec.
> >     
> >     Signed-off-by: Kent Overstreet <koverstreet google com>
> >     CC: Jens Axboe <axboe kernel dk>
> >     CC: Martin K. Petersen <martin petersen oracle com>
> > 
> > diff --git a/fs/bio-integrity.c b/fs/bio-integrity.c
> > index a3f28f3..4ae22a8 100644
> > --- a/fs/bio-integrity.c
> > +++ b/fs/bio-integrity.c
> > @@ -694,15 +694,12 @@ void bio_integrity_split(struct bio *bio, struct bio_pair *bp, int sectors)
> >  	bp->bio1.bi_integrity = &bp->bip1;
> >  	bp->bio2.bi_integrity = &bp->bip2;
> >  
> > -	bp->iv1 = bip->bip_vec[0];
> > -	bp->iv2 = bip->bip_vec[0];
> > +	*bp->bip1.bip_vec = bip->bip_vec[0];
> > +	*bp->bip2.bip_vec = bip->bip_vec[0];
> 
> I think this is horrible. Why not introduce bvec pointer in bip (like bio),
> to cover the case when bvec are not inline.

That's... exactly what the next patch in the series does.


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