Server crashed at `pvscsi_queue+955`

Solution In Progress - Updated -


  • use-after-free of scsi_cmnd on VMWare virtual guest with vmw_pvscsi and ata_piix.
  • Server rebooted with crash message "general protection fault: 0000 [#1] SMP "
crash> bt
PID: 1961   TASK: ffff881680ab0ff0  CPU: 37  COMMAND: "kdmwork-253:17"
 #0 [ffff88167dfeba20] machine_kexec at ffffffff8105e77b
 #1 [ffff88167dfeba80] __crash_kexec at ffffffff8110acb2
 #2 [ffff88167dfebb50] crash_kexec at ffffffff8110ada0
 #3 [ffff88167dfebb68] oops_end at ffffffff816be738
 #4 [ffff88167dfebb90] die at ffffffff8102e8db
 #5 [ffff88167dfebbc0] do_general_protection at ffffffff816be0ee
 #6 [ffff88167dfebbf0] general_protection at ffffffff816bd6f8
    [exception RIP: pvscsi_queue+955]
    RIP: ffffffffc006b5db  RSP: ffff88167dfebca0  RFLAGS: 00010002
    RAX: 6b6b6b6b6b6b6b6b  RBX: ffff883036c7e080  RCX: 0000003036d4cfff
    RDX: ffffffff81354bd0  RSI: 0000000000000002  RDI: 0000000000000002
    RBP: ffff88167dfebd08   R8: 0000000000000001   R9: 0000000000000000
    R10: ffff880e9dbcb640  R11: ffff882b10e3a878  R12: ffff880e9dbcb640
    R13: ffff884a07f61030  R14: ffff884a07f61030  R15: ffff883036caec50
    ORIG_RAX: ffffffffffffffff  CS: 0010  SS: 0018
 #7 [ffff88167dfebd10] scsi_dispatch_cmd at ffffffff81472f10   
 #8 [ffff88167dfebd38] scsi_request_fn at ffffffff8147bdaf     
 #9 [ffff88167dfebda0] __blk_run_queue at ffffffff81302669
#10 [ffff88167dfebdb8] __elv_add_request at ffffffff812fe1cb
#11 [ffff88167dfebdf0] blk_insert_cloned_request at ffffffff813053b0
#12 [ffff88167dfebe18] map_request at ffffffffc000f482 [dm_mod]
#13 [ffff88167dfebe68] map_tio_request at ffffffffc000f576 [dm_mod]
#14 [ffff88167dfebe80] kthread_worker_fn at ffffffff810b6975
#15 [ffff88167dfebec8] kthread at ffffffff810b65b1
#16 [ffff88167dfebf50] ret_from_fork at ffffffff816c64f7


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    • kernel - 3.10.0-693.46.1.el7

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