[net,V2,2/2] ptr_ring: fail on large queue size (>64K)
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Message ID 1518060101-19071-2-git-send-email-jasowang@redhat.com
State New, archived
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  • [net,V2,1/2] ptr_ring: try vmalloc() when kmalloc() fails
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Jason Wang Feb. 8, 2018, 3:21 a.m. UTC
We need limit the maximum size of queue, otherwise it may cause
several side effects e.g slab will warn when the size exceeds
KMALLOC_MAX_SIZE. Using KMALLOC_MAX_SIZE still looks too so this patch
tries to limit it to 64K. This value could be revisited if we found a
real case that needs more.

Reported-by: syzbot+e4d4f9ddd4295539735d@syzkaller.appspotmail.com
Fixes: 2e0ab8ca83c12 ("ptr_ring: array based FIFO for pointers")
Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
 include/linux/ptr_ring.h | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/include/linux/ptr_ring.h b/include/linux/ptr_ring.h
index 9c3b748..2520daa 100644
--- a/include/linux/ptr_ring.h
+++ b/include/linux/ptr_ring.h
@@ -44,6 +44,8 @@  struct ptr_ring {
 	void **queue;
+#define PTR_RING_MAX_ALLOC 65536
 /* Note: callers invoking this in a loop must use a compiler barrier,
  * for example cpu_relax().
@@ -466,6 +468,8 @@  static inline int ptr_ring_consume_batched_bh(struct ptr_ring *r,
 static inline void **__ptr_ring_init_queue_alloc(unsigned int size, gfp_t gfp)
+	if (size > PTR_RING_MAX_ALLOC)
+		return NULL;
 	return kvmalloc_array(size, sizeof(void *), gfp | __GFP_ZERO);