[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "aio: fix possible invalid memory access when DEBUG is enabled" has been added to staging queue

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Luis Henriques May 1, 2013, 11:33 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    aio: fix possible invalid memory access when DEBUG is enabled

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


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From 22a36a26075647f65d427cb4b2dbc551bd714c2d Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Zhao Hongjiang <zhaohongjiang@huawei.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 11:03:53 +0800
Subject: [PATCH] aio: fix possible invalid memory access when DEBUG is enabled

commit 91d80a84bbc8f28375cca7e65ec666577b4209ad upstream.

dprintk() shouldn't access @ring after it's unmapped.

Signed-off-by: Zhao Hongjiang <zhaohongjiang@huawei.com>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
 fs/aio.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)



diff --git a/fs/aio.c b/fs/aio.c
index 55c4c76..cf8e5a7 100644
--- a/fs/aio.c
+++ b/fs/aio.c
@@ -1094,9 +1094,9 @@  static int aio_read_evt(struct kioctx *ioctx, struct io_event *ent)

-	kunmap_atomic(ring);
 	dprintk("leaving aio_read_evt: %d  h%lu t%lu\n", ret,
 		 (unsigned long)ring->head, (unsigned long)ring->tail);
+	kunmap_atomic(ring);
 	return ret;