Commit 88dddc11 authored by Paolo Bonzini's avatar Paolo Bonzini
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KVM: nVMX: do not use dangling shadow VMCS after guest reset

If a KVM guest is reset while running a nested guest, free_nested will
disable the shadow VMCS execution control in the vmcs01.  However,
on the next KVM_RUN vmx_vcpu_run would nevertheless try to sync
the VMCS12 to the shadow VMCS which has since been freed.

This causes a vmptrld of a NULL pointer on my machime, but Jan reports
the host to hang altogether.  Let's see how much this trivial patch fixes.

Reported-by: default avatarJan Kiszka <>
Cc: Liran Alon <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarPaolo Bonzini <>
parent 3b20e03a
......@@ -194,6 +194,7 @@ static void vmx_disable_shadow_vmcs(struct vcpu_vmx *vmx)
secondary_exec_controls_clearbit(vmx, SECONDARY_EXEC_SHADOW_VMCS);
vmcs_write64(VMCS_LINK_POINTER, -1ull);
vmx->nested.need_vmcs12_to_shadow_sync = false;
static inline void nested_release_evmcs(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
......@@ -1341,6 +1342,9 @@ static void copy_shadow_to_vmcs12(struct vcpu_vmx *vmx)
unsigned long val;
int i;
if (WARN_ON(!shadow_vmcs))
......@@ -1373,6 +1377,9 @@ static void copy_vmcs12_to_shadow(struct vcpu_vmx *vmx)
unsigned long val;
int i, q;
if (WARN_ON(!shadow_vmcs))
for (q = 0; q < ARRAY_SIZE(fields); q++) {
......@@ -4436,7 +4443,6 @@ static inline void nested_release_vmcs12(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
/* copy to memory all shadowed fields in case
they were modified */
vmx->nested.need_vmcs12_to_shadow_sync = false;
vmx->nested.posted_intr_nv = -1;
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