[Python-checkins] bpo-43124: Fix smtplib multiple CRLF injection (GH-25987)

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https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/9e6c317ab133cd8fa48d5ecd8568314ef2e98634
commit: 9e6c317ab133cd8fa48d5ecd8568314ef2e98634
branch: 3.10
author: Miss Islington (bot) <31488909+miss-islington at users.noreply.github.com>
committer: miss-islington <31488909+miss-islington at users.noreply.github.com>
date: 2021-08-29T07:43:39-07:00
summary:

bpo-43124: Fix smtplib multiple CRLF injection (GH-25987)


Co-authored-by: Łukasz Langa <lukasz at langa.pl>
(cherry picked from commit 0897253f426068ea6a6fbe0ada01689af9ef1019)

Co-authored-by: Miguel Brito <5544985+miguendes at users.noreply.github.com>

files:
A Misc/NEWS.d/next/Security/2021-05-08-11-50-46.bpo-43124.2CTM6M.rst
M Lib/smtplib.py
M Lib/test/test_smtplib.py

diff --git a/Lib/smtplib.py b/Lib/smtplib.py
index 7e984e8c0fa1a1..324a1c19f12afe 100755
--- a/Lib/smtplib.py
+++ b/Lib/smtplib.py
@@ -367,10 +367,15 @@ def send(self, s):
     def putcmd(self, cmd, args=""):
         """Send a command to the server."""
         if args == "":
-            str = '%s%s' % (cmd, CRLF)
+            s = cmd
         else:
-            str = '%s %s%s' % (cmd, args, CRLF)
-        self.send(str)
+            s = f'{cmd} {args}'
+        if '\r' in s or '\n' in s:
+            s = s.replace('\n', '\\n').replace('\r', '\\r')
+            raise ValueError(
+                f'command and arguments contain prohibited newline characters: {s}'
+            )
+        self.send(f'{s}{CRLF}')
 
     def getreply(self):
         """Get a reply from the server.
diff --git a/Lib/test/test_smtplib.py b/Lib/test/test_smtplib.py
index 483d747ee6a495..9761a372517315 100644
--- a/Lib/test/test_smtplib.py
+++ b/Lib/test/test_smtplib.py
@@ -336,6 +336,16 @@ def testEXPNNotImplemented(self):
         self.assertEqual(smtp.getreply(), expected)
         smtp.quit()
 
+    def test_issue43124_putcmd_escapes_newline(self):
+        # see: https://bugs.python.org/issue43124
+        smtp = smtplib.SMTP(HOST, self.port, local_hostname='localhost',
+                            timeout=support.LOOPBACK_TIMEOUT)
+        self.addCleanup(smtp.close)
+        with self.assertRaises(ValueError) as exc:
+            smtp.putcmd('helo\nX-INJECTED')
+        self.assertIn("prohibited newline characters", str(exc.exception))
+        smtp.quit()
+
     def testVRFY(self):
         smtp = smtplib.SMTP(HOST, self.port, local_hostname='localhost',
                             timeout=support.LOOPBACK_TIMEOUT)
@@ -417,6 +427,51 @@ def testSendNeedingDotQuote(self):
         mexpect = '%s%s\n%s' % (MSG_BEGIN, m, MSG_END)
         self.assertEqual(self.output.getvalue(), mexpect)
 
+    def test_issue43124_escape_localhostname(self):
+        # see: https://bugs.python.org/issue43124
+        # connect and send mail
+        m = 'wazzuuup\nlinetwo'
+        smtp = smtplib.SMTP(HOST, self.port, local_hostname='hi\nX-INJECTED',
+                            timeout=support.LOOPBACK_TIMEOUT)
+        self.addCleanup(smtp.close)
+        with self.assertRaises(ValueError) as exc:
+            smtp.sendmail("hi at me.com", "you at me.com", m)
+        self.assertIn(
+            "prohibited newline characters: ehlo hi\\nX-INJECTED",
+            str(exc.exception),
+        )
+        # XXX (see comment in testSend)
+        time.sleep(0.01)
+        smtp.quit()
+
+        debugout = smtpd.DEBUGSTREAM.getvalue()
+        self.assertNotIn("X-INJECTED", debugout)
+
+    def test_issue43124_escape_options(self):
+        # see: https://bugs.python.org/issue43124
+        # connect and send mail
+        m = 'wazzuuup\nlinetwo'
+        smtp = smtplib.SMTP(
+            HOST, self.port, local_hostname='localhost',
+            timeout=support.LOOPBACK_TIMEOUT)
+
+        self.addCleanup(smtp.close)
+        smtp.sendmail("hi at me.com", "you at me.com", m)
+        with self.assertRaises(ValueError) as exc:
+            smtp.mail("hi at me.com", ["X-OPTION\nX-INJECTED-1", "X-OPTION2\nX-INJECTED-2"])
+        msg = str(exc.exception)
+        self.assertIn("prohibited newline characters", msg)
+        self.assertIn("X-OPTION\\nX-INJECTED-1 X-OPTION2\\nX-INJECTED-2", msg)
+        # XXX (see comment in testSend)
+        time.sleep(0.01)
+        smtp.quit()
+
+        debugout = smtpd.DEBUGSTREAM.getvalue()
+        self.assertNotIn("X-OPTION", debugout)
+        self.assertNotIn("X-OPTION2", debugout)
+        self.assertNotIn("X-INJECTED-1", debugout)
+        self.assertNotIn("X-INJECTED-2", debugout)
+
     def testSendNullSender(self):
         m = 'A test message'
         smtp = smtplib.SMTP(HOST, self.port, local_hostname='localhost',
diff --git a/Misc/NEWS.d/next/Security/2021-05-08-11-50-46.bpo-43124.2CTM6M.rst b/Misc/NEWS.d/next/Security/2021-05-08-11-50-46.bpo-43124.2CTM6M.rst
new file mode 100644
index 00000000000000..e897d6cd3641d7
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Misc/NEWS.d/next/Security/2021-05-08-11-50-46.bpo-43124.2CTM6M.rst
@@ -0,0 +1,2 @@
+Made the internal ``putcmd`` function in :mod:`smtplib` sanitize input for
+presence of ``\r`` and ``\n`` characters to avoid (unlikely) command injection.



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