Bug 915769 - coroparse: Read unitialized memory if config file contains service without name
Summary: coroparse: Read unitialized memory if config file contains service without name
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: corosync   
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Version: 6.4
Hardware: All All
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Jan Friesse
QA Contact: Cluster QE
Depends On:
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Reported: 2013-02-26 13:30 UTC by Jan Friesse
Modified: 2013-11-21 04:32 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: corosync-1.4.1-16.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Cause: Start corosync with config file where service subsection doesn't contain name key. Consequence: Segfault or refuse to load service with "random garbage" name (access to unitialized memory) Fix: Properly check if name key exists. Result: Corosync will display error and exits properly.
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Last Closed: 2013-11-21 04:32:55 UTC
Type: Bug
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Proposed patch (3.46 KB, patch)
2013-02-26 13:30 UTC, Jan Friesse
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2013:1531 normal SHIPPED_LIVE corosync bug fix and enhancement update 2013-11-21 00:40:57 UTC

Description Jan Friesse 2013-02-26 13:30:44 UTC
Created attachment 702869 [details]
Proposed patch

Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add following to config file:

service {
    ver: 1

2. Start corosync
Actual results:
Corosync will ether receive segfault or displays something like "Loading service GARBAGE" where GARBAGE is result of unitialized memory (so random value)

Expected results:
Corosync will properly check given condition and displays error.

Additional info:

"Unit" test:


Before patch result:
$? != 0

After patch result:
$? == 0

Comment 8 Jaroslav Kortus 2013-09-11 16:06:47 UTC
Verified with config-service-without-name.sh:

FAIL on corosync-1.4.1-15.el6.x86_64 (RHEL6.4) (coredump)
PASS on corosync-1.4.1-17.el6.x86_64 (RHEL6.5)
Sep 11 18:05:22 virt-014 corosync[4070]:   [SERV  ] Service section defined in config file without name key
Sep 11 18:05:22 virt-014 corosync[4070]:   [MAIN  ] Corosync Cluster Engine exiting with status 13 at main.c:1501.

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2013-11-21 04:32:55 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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