[PATCH] Harden Samba module functions
jra at samba.org
Wed May 31 17:50:49 UTC 2017
On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 11:24:45AM +0200, Andreas Schneider wrote:
> On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 11:19:18 CEST Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 11:15:42AM +0200, Andreas Schneider wrote:
> > > On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 11:03:03 CEST Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > > > On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 10:48:09AM +0200, Andreas Schneider via samba-
> > >
> > > technical wrote:
> > > > > > The same here, why do we need to skip loading the module depending
> > > > > > on
> > > > > > a specific name at all, I'd like to avoid a having this code at all.
> > > > >
> > > > > If the module is in the modules directory, smbd automatically loads it
> > > > > ...
> > > >
> > > > Can't you change the dummy module to be less harmful, so that it can
> > > > be loaded?
> > >
> > > If you have a better idea how to fail if the module gets loaded ...
> > Can you describe the bigger picture? Do you need to test the failure
> > paths for module initialization failure?
> We have a test and in that test we want to make sure that the tests fails if
> the module is loaded using the absolute path. So if the module is loaded we
> need to fail the test ...
So I really like the module hardening changes so far, and once
we've gotten the test methodology sorted out I plan to push.
(Just wanted to let you know I've reviewed).
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