Commit da6393cd authored by Wanpeng Li's avatar Wanpeng Li Committed by Paolo Bonzini
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KVM: X86: Fix warning caused by stale emulation context

Reported by syzkaller:

  WARNING: CPU: 7 PID: 10526 at linux/arch/x86/kvm//x86.c:7621 x86_emulate_instruction+0x41b/0x510 [kvm]
  RIP: 0010:x86_emulate_instruction+0x41b/0x510 [kvm]
  Call Trace:
   kvm_mmu_page_fault+0x126/0x8f0 [kvm]
   vmx_handle_exit+0x11e/0x680 [kvm_intel]
   vcpu_enter_guest+0xd95/0x1b40 [kvm]
   kvm_arch_vcpu_ioctl_run+0x377/0x6a0 [kvm]
   kvm_vcpu_ioctl+0x389/0x630 [kvm]

Commit 4a1e10d5 ("KVM: x86: handle hardware breakpoints during emulation())
adds hardware breakpoints check before emulation the instruction and parts of
emulation context initialization, actually we don't have the EMULTYPE_NO_DECODE flag
here and the emulation context will not be reused. Commit c8848cee ("KVM: x86:
set ctxt->have_exception in x86_decode_insn()) triggers the warning because it
catches the stale emulation context has #UD, however, it is not during instruction
decoding which should result in EMULATION_FAILED. This patch fixes it by moving
the second part emulation context initialization into init_emulate_ctxt() and
before hardware breakpoints check. The ctxt->ud will be dropped by a follow-up

syzkaller source:

Reported-by: default avatar <>
Fixes: 4a1e10d5

 (KVM: x86: handle hardware breakpoints during emulation)
Signed-off-by: default avatarWanpeng Li <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarSean Christopherson <>
Message-Id: <>
parent e87e46d5
......@@ -7228,6 +7228,11 @@ static void init_emulate_ctxt(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
ctxt->interruptibility = 0;
ctxt->have_exception = false;
ctxt->exception.vector = -1;
ctxt->perm_ok = false;
vcpu->arch.emulate_regs_need_sync_from_vcpu = false;
......@@ -7563,11 +7568,6 @@ int x86_decode_emulated_instruction(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, int emulation_type,
kvm_vcpu_check_breakpoint(vcpu, &r))
return r;
ctxt->interruptibility = 0;
ctxt->have_exception = false;
ctxt->exception.vector = -1;
ctxt->perm_ok = false;
ctxt->ud = emulation_type & EMULTYPE_TRAP_UD;
r = x86_decode_insn(ctxt, insn, insn_len);
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