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authorDenys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>2009-07-05 11:24:17 (GMT)
committer Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>2009-07-05 11:24:17 (GMT)
commit6f58be07485fd2fbac1b828e5f2c631e7d5bc9e4 (patch)
treea364f5241ce39c3ddbb25d7dbc679639562a38ab
parent2d7b5bfa9bd0b8096bf1ec5069fb6638d538a028 (diff)
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cp: make "non-POSIX" cp a bit more consistent
Signed-off-by: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>
-rw-r--r--libbb/copy_file.c62
1 files changed, 28 insertions, 34 deletions
diff --git a/libbb/copy_file.c b/libbb/copy_file.c
index 4d2f17a..ae70cbc 100644
--- a/libbb/copy_file.c
+++ b/libbb/copy_file.c
@@ -6,7 +6,6 @@
* SELinux support by Yuichi Nakamura <ynakam@hitachisoft.jp>
*
* Licensed under GPLv2 or later, see file LICENSE in this tarball for details.
- *
*/
#include "libbb.h"
@@ -16,31 +15,33 @@
// Then open w/o EXCL (yes, not unlink!).
// If open still fails and -f, try unlink, then try open again.
// Result: a mess:
-// If dest is a softlink, we overwrite softlink's destination!
+// If dest is a (sym)link, we overwrite link destination!
// (or fail, if it points to dir/nonexistent location/etc).
// This is strange, but POSIX-correct.
// coreutils cp has --remove-destination to override this...
-//
-// NB: we have special code which still allows for "cp file /dev/node"
-// to work POSIX-ly (the only realistic case where it makes sense)
-// errno must be set to relevant value ("why we cannot create dest?")
-// for POSIX mode to give reasonable error message
+/* Called if open of destination, link creation etc fails.
+ * errno must be set to relevant value ("why we cannot create dest?")
+ * to give reasonable error message */
static int ask_and_unlink(const char *dest, int flags)
{
int e = errno;
+
#if !ENABLE_FEATURE_NON_POSIX_CP
if (!(flags & (FILEUTILS_FORCE|FILEUTILS_INTERACTIVE))) {
- // Either it exists, or the *path* doesnt exist
+ /* Either it exists, or the *path* doesnt exist */
bb_perror_msg("cannot create '%s'", dest);
return -1;
}
#endif
- // If ENABLE_FEATURE_NON_POSIX_CP, act as if -f is always in effect
- // - we don't want "cannot create" msg, we want unlink to be done
- // (silently unless -i).
+ // else: act as if -f is always in effect.
+ // We don't want "cannot create" msg, we want unlink to be done
+ // (silently unless -i). Why? POSIX cp usually succeeds with
+ // O_TRUNC open of existing file, and user is left ignorantly happy.
+ // With above block unconditionally enabled, non-POSIX cp
+ // will complain a lot more than POSIX one.
- // TODO: maybe we should do it only if ctty is present?
+ /* TODO: maybe we should do it only if ctty is present? */
if (flags & FILEUTILS_INTERACTIVE) {
// We would not do POSIX insanity. -i asks,
// then _unlinks_ the offender. Presto.
@@ -48,7 +49,7 @@ static int ask_and_unlink(const char *dest, int flags)
// Or else we will end up having 3 open()s!
fprintf(stderr, "%s: overwrite '%s'? ", applet_name, dest);
if (!bb_ask_confirmation())
- return 0; // not allowed to overwrite
+ return 0; /* not allowed to overwrite */
}
if (unlink(dest) < 0) {
#if ENABLE_FEATURE_VERBOSE_CP_MESSAGE
@@ -56,14 +57,14 @@ static int ask_and_unlink(const char *dest, int flags)
/* e == ENOTDIR is similar: path has non-dir component,
* but in this case we don't even reach copy_file() */
bb_error_msg("cannot create '%s': Path does not exist", dest);
- return -1; // error
+ return -1; /* error */
}
#endif
- errno = e;
+ errno = e; /* do not use errno from unlink */
bb_perror_msg("cannot create '%s'", dest);
- return -1; // error
+ return -1; /* error */
}
- return 1; // ok (to try again)
+ return 1; /* ok (to try again) */
}
/* Return:
@@ -85,8 +86,8 @@ int FAST_FUNC copy_file(const char *source, const char *dest, int flags)
#define FLAGS_DEREF (flags & FILEUTILS_DEREFERENCE)
if ((FLAGS_DEREF ? stat : lstat)(source, &source_stat) < 0) {
- // This may be a dangling symlink.
- // Making [sym]links to dangling symlinks works, so...
+ /* This may be a dangling symlink.
+ * Making [sym]links to dangling symlinks works, so... */
if (flags & (FILEUTILS_MAKE_SOFTLINK|FILEUTILS_MAKE_HARDLINK))
goto make_links;
bb_perror_msg("cannot stat '%s'", source);
@@ -212,9 +213,9 @@ int FAST_FUNC copy_file(const char *source, const char *dest, int flags)
if (flags & (FILEUTILS_MAKE_SOFTLINK|FILEUTILS_MAKE_HARDLINK)) {
int (*lf)(const char *oldpath, const char *newpath);
make_links:
- // Hmm... maybe
- // if (DEREF && MAKE_SOFTLINK) source = realpath(source) ?
- // (but realpath returns NULL on dangling symlinks...)
+ /* Hmm... maybe
+ * if (DEREF && MAKE_SOFTLINK) source = realpath(source) ?
+ * (but realpath returns NULL on dangling symlinks...) */
lf = (flags & FILEUTILS_MAKE_SOFTLINK) ? symlink : link;
if (lf(source, dest) < 0) {
ovr = ask_and_unlink(dest, flags);
@@ -226,7 +227,7 @@ int FAST_FUNC copy_file(const char *source, const char *dest, int flags)
}
}
/* _Not_ jumping to preserve_mode_ugid_time:
- * hard/softlinks don't have those */
+ * (sym)links don't have those */
return 0;
}
@@ -274,19 +275,12 @@ int FAST_FUNC copy_file(const char *source, const char *dest, int flags)
if (!S_ISREG(source_stat.st_mode))
new_mode = 0666;
- /* POSIX way is a security problem versus symlink attacks,
- * we do it only for non-symlinks, and only for non-recursive,
- * non-interactive cp. NB: it is still racy
- * for "cp file /home/bad_user/file" case
- * (user can rm file and create a link to /etc/passwd) */
- if (!ENABLE_FEATURE_NON_POSIX_CP
- || (dest_exists
- && !(flags & (FILEUTILS_RECUR|FILEUTILS_INTERACTIVE))
- && !S_ISLNK(dest_stat.st_mode))
- ) {
+ // POSIX way is a security problem versus (sym)link attacks
+ if (!ENABLE_FEATURE_NON_POSIX_CP) {
dst_fd = open(dest, O_WRONLY|O_CREAT|O_TRUNC, new_mode);
- } else /* safe way: */
+ } else { /* safe way: */
dst_fd = open(dest, O_WRONLY|O_CREAT|O_EXCL, new_mode);
+ }
if (dst_fd == -1) {
ovr = ask_and_unlink(dest, flags);
if (ovr <= 0) {