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lockfile: fix buffer overflow in path handling
The path of the file to be locked is held in lock_file::filename, which is a fixed-length buffer of length PATH_MAX. This buffer is also (temporarily) used to hold the path of the lock file, which is the path of the file being locked plus ".lock". Because of this, the path of the file being locked must be less than (PATH_MAX - 5) characters long (5 chars are needed for ".lock" and one character for the NUL terminator). On entry into lock_file(), the path length was only verified to be less than PATH_MAX characters, not less than (PATH_MAX - 5) characters. When and if resolve_symlink() is called, then that function is correctly told to treat the buffer as (PATH_MAX - 5) characters long. This part is correct. However: * If LOCK_NODEREF was specified, then resolve_symlink() is never called. * If resolve_symlink() is called but the path is not a symlink, then the length check is never applied. So it is possible for a path with length (PATH_MAX - 5 <= len < PATH_MAX) to make it through the checks. When ".lock" is strcat()ted to such a path, the lock_file::filename buffer is overflowed. Fix the problem by adding a check when entering lock_file() that the original path is less than (PATH_MAX - 5) characters. [jc: with independent development by Peff] Signed-off-by: Michael Haggerty <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <email@example.com>
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