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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] virsh: avoid heap corruption leading to virsh abort



On 05/07/2012 01:29 PM, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Investigating a build problem reported by Laine,
> I was surprised to see "make check" fail on F17 due to a
> glibc invalid free abort.  Ok to push to master?
> 
>>From 61a559e0b2f4bded3059c5be7c958e2276f7fd16 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Jim Meyering <meyering redhat com>
> Date: Mon, 7 May 2012 21:22:09 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH] virsh: avoid heap corruption leading to virsh abort
> 
> * tools/virsh.c (vshParseSnapshotDiskspec): Fix off-by-3 memmove
> that would corrupt heap when parsing escaped --diskspec comma.
> Bug introduced via commit v0.9.4-260-g35d52b5.
> ---
>  tools/virsh.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/tools/virsh.c b/tools/virsh.c
> index 1207ac9..dd9292a 100644
> --- a/tools/virsh.c
> +++ b/tools/virsh.c
> @@ -16107,7 +16107,7 @@ vshParseSnapshotDiskspec(vshControl *ctl, virBufferPtr buf, const char *str)
>      while ((tmp = strchr(tmp, ','))) {
>          if (tmp[1] == ',') {
>              /* Recognize ,, as an escape for a literal comma */
> -            memmove(&tmp[1], &tmp[2], len - (tmp - spec) + 2);
> +            memmove(&tmp[1], &tmp[2], len - (tmp - spec) - 2 + 1);

ACK.

/me crawls in a hole for introducing that bug

-- 
Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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