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Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] KVM: MMU: Fix infinite loop when there is no available mmu page




On Wed, Dec 06, 2017 at 01:28:30AM -0800, Wanpeng Li wrote:
> From: Wanpeng Li <wanpeng.li@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> 
> The below test case can cause infinite loop in kvm when ept=0.
> 
>     #include <unistd.h>
>     #include <sys/syscall.h>
>     #include <string.h>
>     #include <stdint.h>
>     #include <linux/kvm.h>
>     #include <fcntl.h>
>     #include <sys/ioctl.h>
> 
>     long r[5];
>     int main()
>     {
>     	r[2] = open("/dev/kvm", O_RDONLY);
>     	r[3] = ioctl(r[2], KVM_CREATE_VM, 0);
>     	r[4] = ioctl(r[3], KVM_CREATE_VCPU, 7);
>     	ioctl(r[4], KVM_RUN, 0);
>     }
> 
> It doesn't setup the memory regions, mmu_alloc_shadow/direct_roots() in
> kvm return 1 when kvm fails to allocate root page table which can result
> in beblow infinite loop:
> 
> 	vcpu_run() {
> 		for (;;) {
> 			r = vcpu_enter_guest()::kvm_mmu_reload() returns 1
> 			if (r <= 0)
> 				break;
> 			if (need_resched())
> 				cond_resched();
> 		}
> 	}
> 
> This patch fixes it by returning -ENOSPC when there is no available kvm mmu

No space left?

Why not ENXIO ?

> page for root page table.
> 
> Cc: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Radim Krčmář <rkrcmar@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Fixes: 26eeb53cf0f (KVM: MMU: Bail out immediately if there is no available mmu page)
> Signed-off-by: Wanpeng Li <wanpeng.li@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> v1 -> v2:
>  * cleanup patch description
> 
>  arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c | 8 ++++----
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c b/arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c
> index c9aaa18..89da688 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c
> @@ -3395,7 +3395,7 @@ static int mmu_alloc_direct_roots(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
>  		spin_lock(&vcpu->kvm->mmu_lock);
>  		if(make_mmu_pages_available(vcpu) < 0) {
>  			spin_unlock(&vcpu->kvm->mmu_lock);
> -			return 1;
> +			return -ENOSPC;
>  		}
>  		sp = kvm_mmu_get_page(vcpu, 0, 0,
>  				vcpu->arch.mmu.shadow_root_level, 1, ACC_ALL);
> @@ -3410,7 +3410,7 @@ static int mmu_alloc_direct_roots(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
>  			spin_lock(&vcpu->kvm->mmu_lock);
>  			if (make_mmu_pages_available(vcpu) < 0) {
>  				spin_unlock(&vcpu->kvm->mmu_lock);
> -				return 1;
> +				return -ENOSPC;
>  			}
>  			sp = kvm_mmu_get_page(vcpu, i << (30 - PAGE_SHIFT),
>  					i << 30, PT32_ROOT_LEVEL, 1, ACC_ALL);
> @@ -3450,7 +3450,7 @@ static int mmu_alloc_shadow_roots(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
>  		spin_lock(&vcpu->kvm->mmu_lock);
>  		if (make_mmu_pages_available(vcpu) < 0) {
>  			spin_unlock(&vcpu->kvm->mmu_lock);
> -			return 1;
> +			return -ENOSPC;
>  		}
>  		sp = kvm_mmu_get_page(vcpu, root_gfn, 0,
>  				vcpu->arch.mmu.shadow_root_level, 0, ACC_ALL);
> @@ -3487,7 +3487,7 @@ static int mmu_alloc_shadow_roots(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
>  		spin_lock(&vcpu->kvm->mmu_lock);
>  		if (make_mmu_pages_available(vcpu) < 0) {
>  			spin_unlock(&vcpu->kvm->mmu_lock);
> -			return 1;
> +			return -ENOSPC;
>  		}
>  		sp = kvm_mmu_get_page(vcpu, root_gfn, i << 30, PT32_ROOT_LEVEL,
>  				      0, ACC_ALL);
> -- 
> 2.7.4
>