[Cosmic,SRU,Bionic/Xenial/Trusty,1/2] partitions/aix: fix usage of uninitialized lv_info and lvname structures
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Message ID 20180815220731.29176-2-mfo@canonical.com
State New
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  • Fixes for partition scan of corrupted AIX disk
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Mauricio Faria de Oliveira Aug. 15, 2018, 10:07 p.m. UTC
BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1787281

The if-block that sets a successful return value in aix_partition()
uses 'lvip[].pps_per_lv' and 'n[].name' potentially uninitialized.

For example, if 'numlvs' is zero or alloc_lvn() fails, neither is
initialized, but are used anyway if alloc_pvd() succeeds after it.

So, make the alloc_pvd() call conditional on their initialization.

This has been hit when attaching an apparently corrupted/stressed
AIX LUN, misleading the kernel to pr_warn() invalid data and hang.

    [...] partition (null) (11 pp's found) is not contiguous
    [...] partition (null) (2 pp's found) is not contiguous
    [...] partition (null) (3 pp's found) is not contiguous
    [...] partition (null) (64 pp's found) is not contiguous

Fixes: 6ceea22bbbc8 ("partitions: add aix lvm partition support files")
Signed-off-by: Mauricio Faria de Oliveira <mfo@canonical.com>
Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
(cherry picked from commit 14cb2c8a6c5dae57ee3e2da10fa3db2b9087e39e)
Signed-off-by: Mauricio Faria de Oliveira <mfo@canonical.com>
---
 block/partitions/aix.c | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/block/partitions/aix.c b/block/partitions/aix.c
index 007f95eea0e1..850cbd1860d4 100644
--- a/block/partitions/aix.c
+++ b/block/partitions/aix.c
@@ -178,7 +178,7 @@  int aix_partition(struct parsed_partitions *state)
 	u32 vgda_sector = 0;
 	u32 vgda_len = 0;
 	int numlvs = 0;
-	struct pvd *pvd;
+	struct pvd *pvd = NULL;
 	struct lv_info {
 		unsigned short pps_per_lv;
 		unsigned short pps_found;
@@ -232,10 +232,11 @@  int aix_partition(struct parsed_partitions *state)
 				if (lvip[i].pps_per_lv)
 					foundlvs += 1;
 			}
+			/* pvd loops depend on n[].name and lvip[].pps_per_lv */
+			pvd = alloc_pvd(state, vgda_sector + 17);
 		}
 		put_dev_sector(sect);
 	}
-	pvd = alloc_pvd(state, vgda_sector + 17);
 	if (pvd) {
 		int numpps = be16_to_cpu(pvd->pp_count);
 		int psn_part1 = be32_to_cpu(pvd->psn_part1);