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SubjectRe: [PATCH] KVM: X86: Fix SMRAM accessing even if VM is shutdown
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On 09/02/2018 04:22, Xiao Guangrong wrote:
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>
> That is a good question... :)
>
> This case (with KVM_MEMSLOT_INVALID is set) can be easily constructed,
> userspace should avoid this case by itself (avoiding vCPU accessing the
> memslot which is being updated). If it happens, it's a operation issue
> rather than INTERNAL ERROR.
>
> Maybe treat it as MMIO accessing and return to userspace with MMIO_EXIT
> is a better solution...

Yeah, that's what emulation would do (except if it's an instruction
fetch, which will cause emulation to fail). I think it's a bug in the
non-EPT #PF case that we return with -EFAULT.

Paolo

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