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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] daemon: always provide stdin when running chroot commands (RHBZ#1280029)



On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 05:38:25PM +0100, Pino Toscano wrote:
> When running commands in the mounted guest (using the "command" API, and
> APIs based on it), provide the /dev/null from the appliance as open fd
> for stdin.  Commands usually assume stdin is open if they didn't close
> it explicitly, so this should avoid crashes or misbehavings due to that.
> ---
>  daemon/command.c | 19 +++++++++++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/daemon/command.c b/daemon/command.c
> index 1593de9..b2d84ca 100644
> --- a/daemon/command.c
> +++ b/daemon/command.c
> @@ -23,6 +23,8 @@
>  #include <stdbool.h>
>  #include <string.h>
>  #include <sys/stat.h>
> +#include <sys/types.h>
> +#include <fcntl.h>
>  
>  #include "guestfs_protocol.h"
>  #include "daemon.h"
> @@ -242,7 +244,7 @@ do_command (char *const *argv)
>  {
>    char *out;
>    CLEANUP_FREE char *err = NULL;
> -  int r;
> +  int r, fd, flags;
>    CLEANUP_BIND_STATE struct bind_state bind_state = { .mounted = false };
>    CLEANUP_RESOLVER_STATE struct resolver_state resolver_state =
>      { .mounted = false };
> @@ -259,6 +261,17 @@ do_command (char *const *argv)
>      return NULL;
>    }
>  
> +  /* Provide /dev/null as stdin for the command, since we want
> +   * to make sure processes have an open stdin, and it is not
> +   * possible to rely on the guest to provide it (Linux guests
> +   * get /dev dynamically populated at runtime by udev).
> +   */
> +  fd = open ("/dev/null", O_RDONLY|O_CLOEXEC);
> +  if (fd == -1) {
> +    reply_with_perror ("/dev/null");
> +    return NULL;
> +  }
> +
>    if (bind_mount (&bind_state) == -1)
>      return NULL;
>    if (enable_network) {
> @@ -266,8 +279,10 @@ do_command (char *const *argv)
>        return NULL;
>    }
>  
> +  flags = COMMAND_FLAG_CHROOT_COPY_FILE_TO_STDIN | fd;
> +
>    CHROOT_IN;
> -  r = commandv (&out, &err, (const char * const *) argv);
> +  r = commandvf (&out, &err, flags, (const char * const *) argv);
>    CHROOT_OUT;
>  
>    free_bind_state (&bind_state);

Looks good.  How about naming the variable 'dev_null_fd' or something,
so we know it's not just a temporary file descriptor variable?

Anyway, ACK.

Rich.

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