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Date:   Fri, 31 Aug 2018 17:46:33 +0200
From:   Jann Horn <jannh@...gle.com>
To:     Paul Moore <paul@...l-moore.com>
Cc:     Stephen Smalley <sds@...ho.nsa.gov>,
        Eric Paris <eparis@...isplace.org>, selinux@...ho.nsa.gov,
        James Morris <jmorris@...ei.org>,
        "Serge E. Hallyn" <serge@...lyn.com>,
        linux-security-module <linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org>,
        kernel list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] selinux: refactor mls_context_to_sid() and make it stricter

On Thu, Aug 9, 2018 at 3:56 AM Paul Moore <paul@...l-moore.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Aug 6, 2018 at 5:19 PM Jann Horn <jannh@...gle.com> wrote:
> >
> > The intended behavior change for this patch is to reject any MLS strings
> > that contain (trailing) garbage if p->mls_enabled is true.
> >
> > As suggested by Paul Moore, change mls_context_to_sid() so that the two
> > parts of the range are extracted before the rest of the parsing. Because
> > now we don't have to scan for two different separators simultaneously
> > everywhere, we can actually switch to strchr() everywhere instead of the
> > open-coded loops that scan for two separators at once.
> >
> > mls_context_to_sid() used to signal how much of the input string was parsed
> > by updating `*scontext`. However, there is actually no case in which
> > mls_context_to_sid() only parses a subset of the input and still returns
> > a success (other than the buggy case with a second '-' in which it
> > incorrectly claims to have consumed the entire string). Turn `scontext`
> > into a simple pointer argument and stop redundantly checking whether the
> > entire input was consumed in string_to_context_struct(). This also lets us
> > remove the `scontext_len` argument from `string_to_context_struct()`.
[...]
> > -       /* Extract low sensitivity. */
> > -       scontextp = p = *scontext;
> > -       while (*p && *p != ':' && *p != '-')
> > -               p++;
> > -
> > -       delim = *p;
> > -       if (delim != '\0')
> > -               *p++ = '\0';
> > +       /*
> > +        * If we're dealing with a range, figure out where the two parts
> > +        * of the range begin.
> > +        */
> > +       rangep[0] = scontext;
> > +       rangep[1] = strchr(scontext, '-');
> > +       if (rangep[1]) {
> > +               rangep[1][0] = '\0';
> > +               rangep[1]++;
> > +       }
> >
> > +       /* For each part of the range: */
> >         for (l = 0; l < 2; l++) {
> > -               levdatum = hashtab_search(pol->p_levels.table, scontextp);
> > -               if (!levdatum) {
> > -                       rc = -EINVAL;
> > -                       goto out;
> > -               }
> > +               /* Split sensitivity and category set. */
> > +               sensitivity = rangep[l];
> > +               if (sensitivity == NULL)
> > +                       break;
> > +               next_cat = strchr(sensitivity, ':');
> > +               if (next_cat)
> > +                       *(next_cat++) = '\0';
> >
> > +               /* Parse sensitivity. */
> > +               levdatum = hashtab_search(pol->p_levels.table, sensitivity);
> > +               if (!levdatum)
> > +                       return -EINVAL;
> >                 context->range.level[l].sens = levdatum->level->sens;
> >
> > -               if (delim == ':') {
> > -                       /* Extract category set. */
> > -                       while (1) {
> > -                               scontextp = p;
> > -                               while (*p && *p != ',' && *p != '-')
> > -                                       p++;
> > -                               delim = *p;
> > -                               if (delim != '\0')
> > -                                       *p++ = '\0';
> > -
> > -                               /* Separate into range if exists */
> > -                               rngptr = strchr(scontextp, '.');
> > -                               if (rngptr != NULL) {
> > -                                       /* Remove '.' */
> > -                                       *rngptr++ = '\0';
> > -                               }
> > +               /* Extract category set. */
> > +               while (next_cat != NULL) {
> > +                       cur_cat = next_cat;
> > +                       next_cat = strchr(next_cat, ',');
> > +                       if (next_cat != NULL)
> > +                               *(next_cat++) = '\0';
> > +
> > +                       /* Separate into range if exists */
> > +                       rngptr = strchr(cur_cat, '.');
> > +                       if (rngptr != NULL) {
> > +                               /* Remove '.' */
>
> On the chance you need to respin this patch, you can probably get rid
> of the above comment and the if-body braces; we don't have "Remove X"
> comments in other similar places in this function.

I'll amend that.

> > +                               *rngptr++ = '\0';
> > +                       }
> >
> > -                               catdatum = hashtab_search(pol->p_cats.table,
> > -                                                         scontextp);
> > -                               if (!catdatum) {
> > -                                       rc = -EINVAL;
> > -                                       goto out;
> > -                               }
> > +                       catdatum = hashtab_search(pol->p_cats.table, cur_cat);
> > +                       if (!catdatum)
> > +                               return -EINVAL;
> >
> > -                               rc = ebitmap_set_bit(&context->range.level[l].cat,
> > -                                                    catdatum->value - 1, 1);
> > -                               if (rc)
> > -                                       goto out;
> > -
> > -                               /* If range, set all categories in range */
> > -                               if (rngptr) {
> > -                                       int i;
> > -
> > -                                       rngdatum = hashtab_search(pol->p_cats.table, rngptr);
> > -                                       if (!rngdatum) {
> > -                                               rc = -EINVAL;
> > -                                               goto out;
> > -                                       }
> > -
> > -                                       if (catdatum->value >= rngdatum->value) {
> > -                                               rc = -EINVAL;
> > -                                               goto out;
> > -                                       }
> > -
> > -                                       for (i = catdatum->value; i < rngdatum->value; i++) {
> > -                                               rc = ebitmap_set_bit(&context->range.level[l].cat, i, 1);
> > -                                               if (rc)
> > -                                                       goto out;
> > -                                       }
> > -                               }
> > +                       rc = ebitmap_set_bit(&context->range.level[l].cat,
> > +                                            catdatum->value - 1, 1);
> > +                       if (rc)
> > +                               return rc;
> > +
> > +                       /* If range, set all categories in range */
> > +                       if (rngptr == NULL)
> > +                               continue;
> > +
> > +                       rngdatum = hashtab_search(pol->p_cats.table, rngptr);
> > +                       if (!rngdatum)
> > +                               return -EINVAL;
> > +
> > +                       if (catdatum->value >= rngdatum->value)
> > +                               return -EINVAL;
> >
> > -                               if (delim != ',')
> > -                                       break;
> > +                       for (i = catdatum->value; i < rngdatum->value; i++) {
> > +                               rc = ebitmap_set_bit(&context->range.level[l].cat, i, 1);
> > +                               if (rc)
> > +                                       return rc;
> >                         }
> >                 }
> > -               if (delim == '-') {
> > -                       /* Extract high sensitivity. */
> > -                       scontextp = p;
> > -                       while (*p && *p != ':')
> > -                               p++;
> > -
> > -                       delim = *p;
> > -                       if (delim != '\0')
> > -                               *p++ = '\0';
> > -               } else
> > -                       break;
> >         }
> >
> > -       if (l == 0) {
> > +       /* If we didn't see a '-', the range start is also the range end. */
> > +       if (rangep[1] == NULL) {
> >                 context->range.level[1].sens = context->range.level[0].sens;
> >                 rc = ebitmap_cpy(&context->range.level[1].cat,
> >                                  &context->range.level[0].cat);
> >                 if (rc)
> > -                       goto out;
> > +                       return rc;
> >         }
> > -       *scontext = ++p;
> > -       rc = 0;
> > -out:
> > -       return rc;
> > +
> > +       return 0;
>
> In the case where we have a MLS policy loaded (pol->mls_enabled != 0)
> and scontext is empty (scontext[0] = '\0'), we could end up returning
> 0 couldn't we?  It seems like we might want a quick check for this
> before we parse the low/high portions of the field into the rangep
> array.

I don't think so. In the first loop iteration, `sensitivity` will be
an empty string, and so the hashtab_search() should return NULL,
leading to -EINVAL. Am I missing something?

> As an aside, I believe my other comments on this patch still stand.
> It's a nice improvement but I think there are some other small things
> that need to be addressed.

Is there anything I need to fix apart from the overly verbose comment
and the unnecessary curly braces?

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