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From: Slava Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@nvidia.com>
To: Jiawei Zhu <17826875952@163.com>, "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Cc: "zhujiawei12@huawei.com" <zhujiawei12@huawei.com>,
	Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>,
	Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@nvidia.com>,
	"stable@dpdk.org" <stable@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] net/mlx5: fix wrong segmented packet in Rx
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2021 17:18:12 +0000
Message-ID: <DM6PR12MB3753E94C1758388E358452CEDF999@DM6PR12MB3753.namprd12.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1614619190-3846-1-git-send-email-17826875952@163.com>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jiawei Zhu <17826875952@163.com>
> Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 19:20
> To: dev@dpdk.org
> Cc: zhujiawei12@huawei.com; Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>; Shahaf
> Shuler <shahafs@nvidia.com>; Slava Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@nvidia.com>;
> Jiawei Zhu <17826875952@163.com>; stable@dpdk.org
> Subject: [PATCH v3] net/mlx5: fix wrong segmented packet in Rx
> 
> The issue occurred if mbuf starvation happened in the middle of segmented
> packet reception.
> In such a situation, after release the segments of packet being received, code
> did not advance the consumer index to the next stride. This caused the
> receiving of the wrong segmented packet data.
> 
> The possible error scenario:
> - we assume segs_n is 4 and we are receiving 4
>   segments of multi-segment packet.
> - we fail to allocate mbuf while receiving the 3rd segment,
>   and this frees the mbufs of the packet chain we have built.
>   There are the 1st and 2nd segments in the chain.
> - the 1st and the 2nd segments of this stride of Rx queue
>   are filled up (in elts array) with the new allocated
>   mbufs and their data are random (the 3rd and 4th
>   segments still contain the valid data of the packet though).
> - on the next iteration of stride processing we get
>   the wrong two segments of the multi-segment packet.
> 
> Hence, we should skip these mbufs in the stride and we should advance the
> consumer index on loop exit.
> 
> Fixes: 15a756b63734 ("net/mlx5: fix possible NULL dereference in Rx path")
> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jiawei Zhu <17826875952@163.com>
> ---
> v3:
> * Reword the commit message a little bit.
> 
> v2:
> * Added extra explanation in commit message.
Acked-by: Viacheslav Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@nvidia.com>

Thank you for the nice catch and working on the patch update.

With best regards, Slava


  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-02 17:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-15 10:15 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Jiawei Zhu
2021-02-24 13:20 ` Slava Ovsiienko
2021-02-26 16:11   ` Jiawei Zhu
2021-03-01  9:13     ` Slava Ovsiienko
2021-03-01 17:01       ` Jiawei Zhu
2021-03-02  8:10         ` Slava Ovsiienko
2021-03-02 16:44           ` Jiawei Zhu
2021-03-01 16:58 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Jiawei Zhu
2021-03-01 17:19   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " Jiawei Zhu
2021-03-02 17:18     ` Slava Ovsiienko [this message]
2021-03-04  9:00     ` Raslan Darawsheh
2021-03-13 19:45       ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " Thomas Monjalon

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