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SubjectRe: [Patch v2] KVM: x86: Initializing all kvm_lapic_irq fields in ioapic_write_indirect
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On 13/03/20 17:38, Nitesh Narayan Lal wrote:
>
> On 3/13/20 12:36 PM, Vitaly Kuznetsov wrote:
>> Nitesh Narayan Lal <nitesh@redhat.com> writes:
>>
>>> On 3/13/20 12:18 PM, Vitaly Kuznetsov wrote:
>>>> Nitesh Narayan Lal <nitesh@redhat.com> writes:
>>>>
>>>>> On 3/13/20 9:38 AM, Nitesh Narayan Lal wrote:
>>>>>> On 3/13/20 9:25 AM, Vitaly Kuznetsov wrote:
>>>>>>> Nitesh Narayan Lal <nitesh@redhat.com> writes:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Previously all fields of structure kvm_lapic_irq were not initialized
>>>>>>>> before it was passed to kvm_bitmap_or_dest_vcpus(). Which will cause
>>>>>>>> an issue when any of those fields are used for processing a request.
>>>>>>>> For example not initializing the msi_redir_hint field before passing
>>>>>>>> to the kvm_bitmap_or_dest_vcpus(), may lead to a misbehavior of
>>>>>>>> kvm_apic_map_get_dest_lapic(). This will specifically happen when the
>>>>>>>> kvm_lowest_prio_delivery() returns TRUE due to a non-zero garbage
>>>>>>>> value of msi_redir_hint, which should not happen as the request belongs
>>>>>>>> to APIC fixed delivery mode and we do not want to deliver the
>>>>>>>> interrupt only to the lowest priority candidate.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> This patch initializes all the fields of kvm_lapic_irq based on the
>>>>>>>> values of ioapic redirect_entry object before passing it on to
>>>>>>>> kvm_bitmap_or_dest_vcpus().
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Fixes: 7ee30bc132c6("KVM: x86: deliver KVM IOAPIC scan request to target vCPUs")
>>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Nitesh Narayan Lal <nitesh@redhat.com>
>>>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>>> arch/x86/kvm/ioapic.c | 7 +++++--
>>>>>>>> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/ioapic.c b/arch/x86/kvm/ioapic.c
>>>>>>>> index 7668fed..3a8467d 100644
>>>>>>>> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/ioapic.c
>>>>>>>> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/ioapic.c
>>>>>>>> @@ -378,12 +378,15 @@ static void ioapic_write_indirect(struct kvm_ioapic *ioapic, u32 val)
>>>>>>>> if (e->fields.delivery_mode == APIC_DM_FIXED) {
>>>>>>>> struct kvm_lapic_irq irq;
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> - irq.shorthand = APIC_DEST_NOSHORT;
>>>>>>>> irq.vector = e->fields.vector;
>>>>>>>> irq.delivery_mode = e->fields.delivery_mode << 8;
>>>>>>>> - irq.dest_id = e->fields.dest_id;
>>>>>>>> irq.dest_mode =
>>>>>>>> kvm_lapic_irq_dest_mode(!!e->fields.dest_mode);
>>>>>>>> + irq.level = 1;
>>>>>>> 'level' is bool in struct kvm_lapic_irq but other than that, is there a
>>>>>>> reason we set it to 'true' here? I understand that any particular
>>>>>>> setting is likely better than random
>>>>>> Yes, that is the only reason which I had in my mind while doing this change.
>>>>>> I was not particularly sure about the value, so I copied what ioapic_serivce()
>>>>>> is doing.
>>>>> Do you think I should skip setting this here?
>>>>>
>>>> Personally, i'd initialize it to 'false': usualy, if something is not
>>>> properly initialized it's either 0 or garbage)
>>> I think that's true, initializing it to 'false' might make more sense.
>>> Any other concerns or comments that I can improve?
>>>
>> Please add the missing space to the 'Fixes' tag:
>>
>> Fixes: 7ee30bc132c6 ("KVM: x86: deliver KVM IOAPIC scan request to target vCPUs")
>
> My bad.
>
>>
>> and with that and irq.level initialized to 'false' feel free to add
>>
>> Reviewed-by: Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@redhat.com>
>>
>> tag. Thanks!
>
> Sure, thank you.

I did the changes and applied the patch, thanks.

Paolo


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