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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH linux-2.6.18] xen: mark pvscsi frontend request consumed only after last read

>>> On 30.01.15 at 14:51, <"jgross@xxxxxxxx".non-mime.internet> wrote:
> A request in the ring buffer mustn't be read after it has been marked
> as consumed. Otherwise it might already have been reused by the
> frontend without violating the ring protocol.
> To avoid inconsistencies in the backend only work on a private copy
> of the request. This will ensure a malicious guest not being able to
> bypass consistency checks of the backend by modifying an active
> request.

I'm not convinced we need this in this version of the driver: c/s
590:c4134d1a3e3f took care of reading each ring_req field just


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