[RFC PATCH 0/3] KVM: Introduce "VM bugged" concept

Paolo Bonzini pbonzini at redhat.com
Fri Sep 25 17:05:48 EDT 2020

On 25/09/20 18:32, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> I'm quite like the idea. However, I wonder whether preventing the
> vcpus from re-entering the guest is enough. When something goes really
> wrong, is it safe to allow the userspace process to terminate normally
> and free the associated memory? And is it still safe to allow new VMs
> to be started?

For something that bad, where e.g. you can't rule out future memory
corruptions via use-after-free bugs or similar, you're probably entering
BUG_ON territory.


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