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[PATCH 4.4 35/45] virtio-console: avoid DMA from stack




4.4-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: Omar Sandoval <osandov@xxxxxx>

commit c4baad50297d84bde1a7ad45e50c73adae4a2192 upstream.

put_chars() stuffs the buffer it gets into an sg, but that buffer may be
on the stack. This breaks with CONFIG_VMAP_STACK=y (for me, it
manifested as printks getting turned into NUL bytes).

Signed-off-by: Omar Sandoval <osandov@xxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@xxxxxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Amit Shah <amit.shah@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Ben Hutchings <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Brad Spengler <spender@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

---
 drivers/char/virtio_console.c |   12 ++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- a/drivers/char/virtio_console.c
+++ b/drivers/char/virtio_console.c
@@ -1130,6 +1130,8 @@ static int put_chars(u32 vtermno, const
 {
 	struct port *port;
 	struct scatterlist sg[1];
+	void *data;
+	int ret;
 
 	if (unlikely(early_put_chars))
 		return early_put_chars(vtermno, buf, count);
@@ -1138,8 +1140,14 @@ static int put_chars(u32 vtermno, const
 	if (!port)
 		return -EPIPE;
 
-	sg_init_one(sg, buf, count);
-	return __send_to_port(port, sg, 1, count, (void *)buf, false);
+	data = kmemdup(buf, count, GFP_ATOMIC);
+	if (!data)
+		return -ENOMEM;
+
+	sg_init_one(sg, data, count);
+	ret = __send_to_port(port, sg, 1, count, data, false);
+	kfree(data);
+	return ret;
 }
 
 /*