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Re: [PATCH] brd: fix overflow in __brd_direct_access




On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 6:17 AM, Mikulas Patocka <mpatocka@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The code in __brd_direct_access multiplies the pgoff variable by page size
> and divides it by 512. It can cause overflow on 32-bit architectures. The
> overflow happens if we create ramdisk larger than 4G and use it as a
> sparse device.
>
> This patch replaces multiplication and division with multiplication by the
> number of sectors per page.
>
> Signed-off-by: Mikulas Patocka <mpatocka@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Fixes: 1647b9b959c7 ("brd: add dax_operations support")
> Cc: stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      # 4.12+
>
> ---
>  drivers/block/brd.c |    2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> Index: linux-4.13/drivers/block/brd.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-4.13.orig/drivers/block/brd.c
> +++ linux-4.13/drivers/block/brd.c
> @@ -339,7 +339,7 @@ static long __brd_direct_access(struct b
>
>         if (!brd)
>                 return -ENODEV;
> -       page = brd_insert_page(brd, PFN_PHYS(pgoff) / 512);
> +       page = brd_insert_page(brd, (sector_t)pgoff << PAGE_SECTORS_SHIFT);

Looks good to me, you can add:

Reviewed-by: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@xxxxxxxxx>