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Correct locking and cancellation cleanup in syslog functions (bug 26100)

Message ID mvm5zbandul.fsf@suse.de
State New
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Series Correct locking and cancellation cleanup in syslog functions (bug 26100) | expand

Commit Message

Andreas Schwab June 29, 2020, 2:30 p.m. UTC
Properly serialize the access to the global state shared between the
syslog functions, to avoid races in multithreaded processes.  Protect a
local allocation in the __vsyslog_internal function from leaking during
cancellation.
---
 misc/syslog.c | 44 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----------------
 1 file changed, 28 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/misc/syslog.c b/misc/syslog.c
index fd6537edf6..2cc63ef287 100644
--- a/misc/syslog.c
+++ b/misc/syslog.c
@@ -91,14 +91,20 @@  struct cleanup_arg
 static void
 cancel_handler (void *ptr)
 {
-#ifndef NO_SIGPIPE
   /* Restore the old signal handler.  */
   struct cleanup_arg *clarg = (struct cleanup_arg *) ptr;
 
-  if (clarg != NULL && clarg->oldaction != NULL)
-    __sigaction (SIGPIPE, clarg->oldaction, NULL);
+  if (clarg != NULL)
+    {
+#ifndef NO_SIGPIPE
+      if (clarg->oldaction != NULL)
+	__sigaction (SIGPIPE, clarg->oldaction, NULL);
 #endif
 
+      /* Free the memstream buffer,  */
+      free (clarg->buf);
+    }
+
   /* Free the lock.  */
   __libc_lock_unlock (syslog_lock);
 }
@@ -169,9 +175,17 @@  __vsyslog_internal(int pri, const char *fmt, va_list ap,
 		pri &= LOG_PRIMASK|LOG_FACMASK;
 	}
 
+	/* Prepare for multiple users.  We have to take care: most
+	   syscalls we are using are cancellation points.  */
+	struct cleanup_arg clarg;
+	clarg.buf = NULL;
+	clarg.oldaction = NULL;
+	__libc_cleanup_push (cancel_handler, &clarg);
+	__libc_lock_lock (syslog_lock);
+
 	/* Check priority against setlogmask values. */
 	if ((LOG_MASK (LOG_PRI (pri)) & LogMask) == 0)
-		return;
+		goto out;
 
 	/* Set default facility if none specified. */
 	if ((pri & LOG_FACMASK) == 0)
@@ -235,6 +249,9 @@  __vsyslog_internal(int pri, const char *fmt, va_list ap,
 	    /* Close the memory stream; this will finalize the data
 	       into a malloc'd buffer in BUF.  */
 	    fclose (f);
+
+	    /* Tell the cancellation handler to free this buffer.  */
+	    clarg.buf = buf;
 	  }
 
 	/* Output to stderr if requested. */
@@ -252,22 +269,10 @@  __vsyslog_internal(int pri, const char *fmt, va_list ap,
 		    v->iov_len = 1;
 		  }
 
-		__libc_cleanup_push (free, buf == failbuf ? NULL : buf);
-
 		/* writev is a cancellation point.  */
 		(void)__writev(STDERR_FILENO, iov, v - iov + 1);
-
-		__libc_cleanup_pop (0);
 	}
 
-	/* Prepare for multiple users.  We have to take care: open and
-	   write are cancellation points.  */
-	struct cleanup_arg clarg;
-	clarg.buf = buf;
-	clarg.oldaction = NULL;
-	__libc_cleanup_push (cancel_handler, &clarg);
-	__libc_lock_lock (syslog_lock);
-
 #ifndef NO_SIGPIPE
 	/* Prepare for a broken connection.  */
  	memset (&action, 0, sizeof (action));
@@ -320,6 +325,7 @@  __vsyslog_internal(int pri, const char *fmt, va_list ap,
 		__sigaction (SIGPIPE, &oldaction, (struct sigaction *) NULL);
 #endif
 
+ out:
 	/* End of critical section.  */
 	__libc_cleanup_pop (0);
 	__libc_lock_unlock (syslog_lock);
@@ -430,8 +436,14 @@  setlogmask (int pmask)
 {
 	int omask;
 
+	/* Protect against multiple users.  */
+	__libc_lock_lock (syslog_lock);
+
 	omask = LogMask;
 	if (pmask != 0)
 		LogMask = pmask;
+
+	__libc_lock_unlock (syslog_lock);
+
 	return (omask);
 }