[Python-checkins] bpo-33001: Prevent buffer overrun in os.symlink (GH-5989)

Steve Dower webhook-mailer at python.org
Mon Mar 5 17:26:18 EST 2018


https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/6921e73e33edc3c61bc2d78ed558eaa22a89a564
commit: 6921e73e33edc3c61bc2d78ed558eaa22a89a564
branch: master
author: Steve Dower <steve.dower at microsoft.com>
committer: GitHub <noreply at github.com>
date: 2018-03-05T14:26:08-08:00
summary:

bpo-33001: Prevent buffer overrun in os.symlink (GH-5989)

files:
A Misc/NEWS.d/next/Security/2018-03-05-10-09-51.bpo-33001.elj4Aa.rst
M Lib/test/test_os.py
M Modules/posixmodule.c

diff --git a/Lib/test/test_os.py b/Lib/test/test_os.py
index 4f8a2a7e19d5..e509188243f6 100644
--- a/Lib/test/test_os.py
+++ b/Lib/test/test_os.py
@@ -2164,6 +2164,40 @@ def test_29248(self):
         target = os.readlink(r'C:\Users\All Users')
         self.assertTrue(os.path.samefile(target, r'C:\ProgramData'))
 
+    def test_buffer_overflow(self):
+        # Older versions would have a buffer overflow when detecting
+        # whether a link source was a directory. This test ensures we
+        # no longer crash, but does not otherwise validate the behavior
+        segment = 'X' * 27
+        path = os.path.join(*[segment] * 10)
+        test_cases = [
+            # overflow with absolute src
+            ('\\' + path, segment),
+            # overflow dest with relative src
+            (segment, path),
+            # overflow when joining src
+            (path[:180], path[:180]),
+        ]
+        for src, dest in test_cases:
+            try:
+                os.symlink(src, dest)
+            except FileNotFoundError:
+                pass
+            else:
+                try:
+                    os.remove(dest)
+                except OSError:
+                    pass
+            # Also test with bytes, since that is a separate code path.
+            try:
+                os.symlink(os.fsencode(src), os.fsencode(dest))
+            except FileNotFoundError:
+                pass
+            else:
+                try:
+                    os.remove(dest)
+                except OSError:
+                    pass
 
 @unittest.skipUnless(sys.platform == "win32", "Win32 specific tests")
 class Win32JunctionTests(unittest.TestCase):
diff --git a/Misc/NEWS.d/next/Security/2018-03-05-10-09-51.bpo-33001.elj4Aa.rst b/Misc/NEWS.d/next/Security/2018-03-05-10-09-51.bpo-33001.elj4Aa.rst
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..2acbac9e1af6
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Misc/NEWS.d/next/Security/2018-03-05-10-09-51.bpo-33001.elj4Aa.rst
@@ -0,0 +1 @@
+Minimal fix to prevent buffer overrun in os.symlink on Windows
diff --git a/Modules/posixmodule.c b/Modules/posixmodule.c
index 6bba8ee26e16..f4c01048cdae 100644
--- a/Modules/posixmodule.c
+++ b/Modules/posixmodule.c
@@ -7471,7 +7471,7 @@ win_readlink(PyObject *self, PyObject *args, PyObject *kwargs)
 #if defined(MS_WINDOWS)
 
 /* Grab CreateSymbolicLinkW dynamically from kernel32 */
-static DWORD (CALLBACK *Py_CreateSymbolicLinkW)(LPCWSTR, LPCWSTR, DWORD) = NULL;
+static BOOLEAN (CALLBACK *Py_CreateSymbolicLinkW)(LPCWSTR, LPCWSTR, DWORD) = NULL;
 
 static int
 check_CreateSymbolicLink(void)
@@ -7486,47 +7486,51 @@ check_CreateSymbolicLink(void)
     return Py_CreateSymbolicLinkW != NULL;
 }
 
-/* Remove the last portion of the path */
-static void
+/* Remove the last portion of the path - return 0 on success */
+static int
 _dirnameW(WCHAR *path)
 {
     WCHAR *ptr;
+    size_t length = wcsnlen_s(path, MAX_PATH);
+    if (length == MAX_PATH) {
+        return -1;
+    }
 
     /* walk the path from the end until a backslash is encountered */
-    for(ptr = path + wcslen(path); ptr != path; ptr--) {
-        if (*ptr == L'\\' || *ptr == L'/')
+    for(ptr = path + length; ptr != path; ptr--) {
+        if (*ptr == L'\\' || *ptr == L'/') {
             break;
+        }
     }
     *ptr = 0;
+    return 0;
 }
 
 /* Is this path absolute? */
 static int
 _is_absW(const WCHAR *path)
 {
-    return path[0] == L'\\' || path[0] == L'/' || path[1] == L':';
-
+    return path[0] == L'\\' || path[0] == L'/' ||
+        (path[0] && path[1] == L':');
 }
 
-/* join root and rest with a backslash */
-static void
+/* join root and rest with a backslash - return 0 on success */
+static int
 _joinW(WCHAR *dest_path, const WCHAR *root, const WCHAR *rest)
 {
-    size_t root_len;
-
     if (_is_absW(rest)) {
-        wcscpy(dest_path, rest);
-        return;
+        return wcscpy_s(dest_path, MAX_PATH, rest);
     }
 
-    root_len = wcslen(root);
+    if (wcscpy_s(dest_path, MAX_PATH, root)) {
+        return -1;
+    }
 
-    wcscpy(dest_path, root);
-    if(root_len) {
-        dest_path[root_len] = L'\\';
-        root_len++;
+    if (dest_path[0] && wcscat_s(dest_path, MAX_PATH, L"\\")) {
+        return -1;
     }
-    wcscpy(dest_path+root_len, rest);
+
+    return wcscat_s(dest_path, MAX_PATH, rest);
 }
 
 /* Return True if the path at src relative to dest is a directory */
@@ -7538,10 +7542,14 @@ _check_dirW(LPCWSTR src, LPCWSTR dest)
     WCHAR src_resolved[MAX_PATH] = L"";
 
     /* dest_parent = os.path.dirname(dest) */
-    wcscpy(dest_parent, dest);
-    _dirnameW(dest_parent);
+    if (wcscpy_s(dest_parent, MAX_PATH, dest) ||
+        _dirnameW(dest_parent)) {
+        return 0;
+    }
     /* src_resolved = os.path.join(dest_parent, src) */
-    _joinW(src_resolved, dest_parent, src);
+    if (_joinW(src_resolved, dest_parent, src)) {
+        return 0;
+    }
     return (
         GetFileAttributesExW(src_resolved, GetFileExInfoStandard, &src_info)
         && src_info.dwFileAttributes & FILE_ATTRIBUTE_DIRECTORY
@@ -7597,19 +7605,15 @@ os_symlink_impl(PyObject *module, path_t *src, path_t *dst,
         }
 #endif
 
-    if ((src->narrow && dst->wide) || (src->wide && dst->narrow)) {
-        PyErr_SetString(PyExc_ValueError,
-            "symlink: src and dst must be the same type");
-        return NULL;
-    }
-
 #ifdef MS_WINDOWS
 
     Py_BEGIN_ALLOW_THREADS
+    _Py_BEGIN_SUPPRESS_IPH
     /* if src is a directory, ensure target_is_directory==1 */
     target_is_directory |= _check_dirW(src->wide, dst->wide);
     result = Py_CreateSymbolicLinkW(dst->wide, src->wide,
                                     target_is_directory);
+    _Py_END_SUPPRESS_IPH
     Py_END_ALLOW_THREADS
 
     if (!result)
@@ -7617,6 +7621,12 @@ os_symlink_impl(PyObject *module, path_t *src, path_t *dst,
 
 #else
 
+    if ((src->narrow && dst->wide) || (src->wide && dst->narrow)) {
+        PyErr_SetString(PyExc_ValueError,
+            "symlink: src and dst must be the same type");
+        return NULL;
+    }
+
     Py_BEGIN_ALLOW_THREADS
 #if HAVE_SYMLINKAT
     if (dir_fd != DEFAULT_DIR_FD)



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