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From: Jerin Jacob <jerinjacobk@gmail.com>
To: Nithin Dabilpuram <nithind1988@gmail.com>
Cc: Sunil Kumar Kori <skori@marvell.com>,
	Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>,
	 Kiran Kumar K <kirankumark@marvell.com>, dpdk-dev <dev@dpdk.org>,
	dpdk stable <stable@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] net/octeontx2: fix corruption in segments list
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 23:43:44 +0530
Message-ID: <CALBAE1OTH8n=e55KQ7znVEp-QoqjSe+xYHn_HLvaz_icbb3ryA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <X+nM1w0dKtUHbQJx@gmail.com>

On Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 5:48 PM Nithin Dabilpuram <nithind1988@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Dec 21, 2020 at 07:33:08PM +0530, skori@marvell.com wrote:
> > From: Sunil Kumar Kori <skori@marvell.com>
> >
> > On Tx, lastseg->next is not being reset to null for multi segmented packet
> > and same mbuf can be used on Rx which has a stale mbuf entry into
> > mbuf->next.
> >
> > On Rx, application receives mbuf with mbuf->next uninitialized though
> > mbuf->nb_segs is correct. Application iterates over all segments using
> > mbuf->next ignoring mbuf->nb_segs which leads to undefined behavior.
> >
> > So earlier assumption of just having right value in mbuf->nb_segs is
> > enough, is incorrect. Mbuf must contain valid and synced value in
> > nb_segs and next pointer.
> >
> > Fixes: 364eb0e46683 ("net/octeontx2: avoid per packet barrier with multi segment")
> > Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Sunil Kumar Kori <skori@marvell.com>

> >
>
> Acked-by: Nithin Dabilpuram <ndabilpuram@marvell.com>

Applied to dpdk-next-net-mrvl/for-main. Thanks

      reply	other threads:[~2021-01-12 18:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-21 14:03 [dpdk-stable] " skori
2020-12-28 12:17 ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-01-12 18:13   ` Jerin Jacob [this message]

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