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SubjectRe: [[PATCH V4]] audit: trigger accompanying records when no rules present
On 2020-09-21 19:31, Paul Moore wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 3:57 PM Richard Guy Briggs <rgb@redhat.com> wrote:
> > On 2020-09-15 12:18, Paul Moore wrote:
> > > On Thu, Sep 10, 2020 at 11:03 AM Richard Guy Briggs <rgb@redhat.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > When there are no audit rules registered, mandatory records (config,
> > > > etc.) are missing their accompanying records (syscall, proctitle, etc.).
> > > >
> > > > This is due to audit context dummy set on syscall entry based on absence
> > > > of rules that signals that no other records are to be printed.
> > > >
> > > > Clear the dummy bit if any record is generated.
> > > >
> > > > The proctitle context and dummy checks are pointless since the
> > > > proctitle record will not be printed if no syscall records are printed.
> > > >
> > > > The fds array is reset to -1 after the first syscall to indicate it
> > > > isn't valid any more, but was never set to -1 when the context was
> > > > allocated to indicate it wasn't yet valid.
> > > >
> > > > The audit_inode* functions can be called without going through
> > > > getname_flags() or getname_kernel() that sets audit_names and cwd, so
> > > > set the cwd if it has not already been done so due to audit_names being
> > > > valid.
> > > >
> > > > The LSM dump_common_audit_data() LSM_AUDIT_DATA_NET:AF_UNIX case was
> > > > missed with the ghak96 patch, so add that case here.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks to bauen1 <j2468h@googlemail.com> for reporting LSM situations in
> > > > which context->cwd is not valid, inadvertantly fixed by the ghak96 patch.
> > > >
> > > > Please see upstream github issue
> > > > https://github.com/linux-audit/audit-kernel/issues/120
> > > > This is also related to upstream github issue
> > > > https://github.com/linux-audit/audit-kernel/issues/96
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Richard Guy Briggs <rgb@redhat.com>
> > > > ---
> > > > Passes audit-testsuite.
> > > >
> > > > Chagelog:
> > > > v4:
> > > > - rebase on audit/next v5.9-rc1
> > > > - squash v2+v3fix
> > > > - add pwd NULL check in audit_log_name()
> > > > - resubmit after revert
> > > >
> > > > v3:
> > > > - initialize fds[0] to -1
> > > > - init cwd for ghak96 LSM_AUDIT_DATA_NET:AF_UNIX case
> > > > - init cwd for audit_inode{,_child}
> > > >
> > > > v2:
> > > > - unconditionally clear dummy
> > > > - create audit_clear_dummy accessor function
> > > > - remove proctitle context and dummy checks
> > > >
> > > > kernel/audit.c | 1 +
> > > > kernel/audit.h | 8 ++++++++
> > > > kernel/auditsc.c | 11 +++++++----
> > > > security/lsm_audit.c | 1 +
> > > > 4 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > Comments below, but can you elaborate on if any testing was done
> > > beyond the audit-testsuite?
> >
> > Yes, it was tested with audit-testsuite and bauen1's reproducer
> >
> > > > diff --git a/kernel/audit.h b/kernel/audit.h
> > > > index 3b9c0945225a..abcfef58435b 100644
> > > > --- a/kernel/audit.h
> > > > +++ b/kernel/audit.h
> > > > @@ -290,6 +290,13 @@ extern int audit_signal_info_syscall(struct task_struct *t);
> > > > extern void audit_filter_inodes(struct task_struct *tsk,
> > > > struct audit_context *ctx);
> > > > extern struct list_head *audit_killed_trees(void);
> > > > +
> > > > +static inline void audit_clear_dummy(struct audit_context *ctx)
> > > > +{
> > > > + if (ctx)
> > > > + ctx->dummy = 0;
> > > > +}
> > >
> > > With the only caller being audit_log_start(), should this be moved to
> > > kernel/audit.c? I'm just not sure this is something we would ever
> > > need (or want) to call from elsewhere, thoughts?
> >
> > Yes, move it, or better yet just open code it.
>
> Sure. It might also help to put a one-liner comment in there about why.

No problem.

> > > > diff --git a/kernel/auditsc.c b/kernel/auditsc.c
> > > > index 8dba8f0983b5..9d2de93f40b3 100644
> > > > --- a/kernel/auditsc.c
> > > > +++ b/kernel/auditsc.c
> > > > @@ -1367,7 +1368,10 @@ static void audit_log_name(struct audit_context *context, struct audit_names *n,
> > > > /* name was specified as a relative path and the
> > > > * directory component is the cwd
> > > > */
> > > > - audit_log_d_path(ab, " name=", &context->pwd);
> > > > + if (&context->pwd)
> > >
> > > Hmm, I don't think this is going to work the way you are intending; I
> > > believe this will always evaluate to true regardless of the state of
> > > context->pwd. If you look elsewhere in kernel/auditsc.c you will see
> > > some examples of checking to see if context->pwd is valid (e.g.
> > > _audit_getcwd() and audit_log_exit()).
> >
> > Sorry for the ctx->pwd.dentry/mnt brainfart, the compiler *did*
> > complain.
>
> That begs the question: why did you submit the patch? I don't want to
> dwell too much on this, but compilers are pretty smart these days,
> it's best not to ignore their warnings unless you are *really* sure
> you are right.

I didn't ignore the compiler warning. I fixed it a bit too hastily,
incorrectly, the first time.

> > > > + audit_log_d_path(ab, " name=", &context->pwd);
> > > > + else
> > > > + audit_log_format(ab, " name=(null)");
> > > > break;
> > > > default:
> > > > /* log the name's directory component */...
> > >
> > > > @@ -2079,6 +2080,7 @@ void __audit_inode(struct filename *name, const struct dentry *dentry,
> > > > }
> > > > handle_path(dentry);
> > > > audit_copy_inode(n, dentry, inode, flags & AUDIT_INODE_NOEVAL);
> > > > + _audit_getcwd(context);
> > > > }
> > > >
> > > > void __audit_file(const struct file *file)
> > > > @@ -2197,6 +2199,7 @@ void __audit_inode_child(struct inode *parent,
> > > > audit_copy_inode(found_child, dentry, inode, 0);
> > > > else
> > > > found_child->ino = AUDIT_INO_UNSET;
> > > > + _audit_getcwd(context);
> > > > }
> > > > EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(__audit_inode_child);
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/security/lsm_audit.c b/security/lsm_audit.c
> > > > index 53d0d183db8f..e93077612246 100644
> > > > --- a/security/lsm_audit.c
> > > > +++ b/security/lsm_audit.c
> > > > @@ -369,6 +369,7 @@ static void dump_common_audit_data(struct audit_buffer *ab,
> > > > audit_log_untrustedstring(ab, p);
> > > > else
> > > > audit_log_n_hex(ab, p, len);
> > > > + audit_getcwd();
> > > > break;
> > > > }
> > > > }
> > >
> > > I'm starting to wonder if audit is doing this wrong (it is audit after
> > > all) ... why not just fetch the cwd in audit_log_exit() if there are
> > > entries in the context->names_list? The only time we care about
> > > logging the working dir is when we actually have PATH records, right?
> > > My initial thinking is that we can simplify a lot of code if we just
> > > add a audit_getcwd() call in audit_log_exit() if the
> > > context->names_list is not empty. We should even be safe in the task
> > > exit case as the fs info appears to get cleaned up *after*
> > > audit_log_exit() is called.
> >
> > > Assuming we go this route, we can probably get rid of all the
> > > audit_getcwd() calls outside of the audit code (e.g. the lsm_audit.c
> > > code). I guess we would need to make sure things still behave the
> > > same for chdir(2), getcwd(2), etc. but even if we have to insert one
> > > or two audit_getcwd() calls in that case we should still come out on
> > > top (although I suspect the necessary calls are already being made).
> >
> > Or just open code audit_getcwd() in audit_alloc_name() and kill all
> > audit_getcwd() calls since it is audit_names that is populated as the
> > result of a call to audit_alloc_name().
> >
> > How does this look?: 4 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 33 deletions(-)
>
> It looks like a diffstat ... ? I'm guessing you meant to copy-n-paste
> a diff here?

No, it was a teaser of the patch I intended to send immediately
afterwards, but life intervened and I have yet to send out the patch,
which should be imminent.

> paul moore

- RGB

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