Commit 91e10625 authored by Milan Broz's avatar Milan Broz Committed by Alasdair G Kergon
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dm crypt: use bio_add_page

Fix possible max_phys_segments violation in cloned dm-crypt bio.

In write operation dm-crypt needs to allocate new bio request
and run crypto operation on this clone. Cloned request has always
the same size, but number of physical segments can be increased
and violate max_phys_segments restriction.

This can lead to data corruption and serious hardware malfunction.
This was observed when using XFS over dm-crypt and at least
two HBA controller drivers (arcmsr, cciss) recently.

Fix it by using bio_add_page() call (which tests for other
restrictions too) instead of constructing own biovec.

All versions of dm-crypt are affected by this bug.

Signed-off-by: default avatarMilan Broz <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAlasdair G Kergon <>
parent 91212507
......@@ -398,7 +398,8 @@ static struct bio *crypt_alloc_buffer(struct dm_crypt_io *io, unsigned size)
struct bio *clone;
unsigned int nr_iovecs = (size + PAGE_SIZE - 1) >> PAGE_SHIFT;
gfp_t gfp_mask = GFP_NOIO | __GFP_HIGHMEM;
unsigned int i;
unsigned i, len;
struct page *page;
clone = bio_alloc_bioset(GFP_NOIO, nr_iovecs, cc->bs);
if (!clone)
......@@ -407,10 +408,8 @@ static struct bio *crypt_alloc_buffer(struct dm_crypt_io *io, unsigned size)
clone_init(io, clone);
for (i = 0; i < nr_iovecs; i++) {
struct bio_vec *bv = bio_iovec_idx(clone, i);
bv->bv_page = mempool_alloc(cc->page_pool, gfp_mask);
if (!bv->bv_page)
page = mempool_alloc(cc->page_pool, gfp_mask);
if (!page)
......@@ -421,15 +420,14 @@ static struct bio *crypt_alloc_buffer(struct dm_crypt_io *io, unsigned size)
if (i == (MIN_BIO_PAGES - 1))
gfp_mask = (gfp_mask | __GFP_NOWARN) & ~__GFP_WAIT;
bv->bv_offset = 0;
if (size > PAGE_SIZE)
bv->bv_len = PAGE_SIZE;
bv->bv_len = size;
len = (size > PAGE_SIZE) ? PAGE_SIZE : size;
if (!bio_add_page(clone, page, len, 0)) {
mempool_free(page, cc->page_pool);
clone->bi_size += bv->bv_len;
size -= bv->bv_len;
size -= len;
if (!clone->bi_size) {
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