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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH V2] xen/hvm: fix hypervisor crash with hvm_save_one()

On 02/05/17 17:02, Tim Deegan wrote:
> At 18:21 +0300 on 02 May (1493749307), Razvan Cojocaru wrote:
>> hvm_save_cpu_ctxt() returns success without writing any data into
>> hvm_domain_context_t when all VCPUs are offline. This can then crash
>> the hypervisor (with FATAL PAGE FAULT) in hvm_save_one() via the
>> "off < (ctxt.cur - sizeof(*desc))" for() test, where ctxt.cur remains 0,
>> causing an underflow which leads the hypervisor to go off the end of the
>> ctxt buffer.
> [...]
>> Reported-by: Razvan Cojocaru <rcojocaru@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Razvan Cojocaru <rcojocaru@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Tested-by: Razvan Cojocaru <rcojocaru@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I actually preferred the first patch

As did I.  Seeing as there is no more of my code in it, you should
probably drop my SoB, but this can be fixed up on commit if there are no
other issues.


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