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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen/arm: domain_vgic_init: Check xzalloc_* return

>>> On 21.03.14 at 13:19, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, 2014-03-20 at 13:51 +0000, Julien Grall wrote:
>> The allocations for shared_irqs and pending_irqs are not checked and use
>> later. This may lead to a Xen segfault if the hypervisor run out of memory.
>> Signed-off-by: Julien Grall <julien.grall@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked + applied.
>> ---
>>     This patch should be backported to Xen 4.4
> I've added it to my notes, but also CCing Jan since I guess he will be
> the one to actually do it.

That's something we need to discuss I think: Since I'm not actively
using the ARM port, I'm not sure we wouldn't introduce unnecessary
risks if I did the backports. Therefore I'd like to put  up for discussion
whether one of the ARM maintainers wouldn't be in a better position
to do this now that we need to do backports there - both in terms of
tracking what needs backporting as well as actually applying them.


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