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Re: GetTokenInformation() and FreeSid() at port/exec.c

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Andrew Chernow <ac(at)esilo(dot)com>
Cc: TAKATSUKA Haruka <harukat(at)sraoss(dot)co(dot)jp>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: GetTokenInformation() and FreeSid() at port/exec.c
Date: 2009-06-23 14:58:01
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Andrew Chernow wrote:
> TAKATSUKA Haruka wrote:
>> Hi.
>> We found the unbalance of xxAlloc and xxFree at AddUserToDacl() in
>> src/port/exec.c (of current HEAD code).
>> psidUser is a pointer of the element of a TOKEN_USER structure
>> allocated by  HeapAlloc().  The FreeSid() frees a SID allocated by
>> AllocateAndInitializeSid().  I think that it is correct to use
>> HeapFree(GetProcessHeap(), 0, pTokenUser).
>> At present, a specific error, crash or trouble seems not to have
>> happened.
>> src/port/exec.c:748     AddUserToDacl()
>> src/port/exec.c:841      GetUserSid()
>>         pTokenUser = (PTOKEN_USER) HeapAlloc(GetProcessHeap(),
>> HEAP_ZERO_MEMORY, dwLength);
>> src/port/exec.c:807      AddUserToDacl()
>>     FreeSid(psidUser);
> I quickly poked around and found what I believe to be two memory issues.
> 1. GetUserSid() uses HeapAlloc() to allocate a TOKEN_USER, but never
> calls HeapFree() if the function succeeds.  Instead, it pulls out the
> token's SID and returns it.  This is a memory leak.
> 2. The SID returned by GetUserSid() is incorrectly being passed to
> FreeSid() within AddUserToDacl()'s cleanup section.  This memory belongs
> to the TOKEN_USER allocated by HeapAlloc() in GetUserSid(), it cannot be
> passed to FreeSid.
> Quick question, Why HeapAlloc and LocalAlloc.  Why not use malloc?
> One solution would be to return a copy of the SID from GetUserSid and
> HeapFree the TOKEN_USER.
> Replace GetUserSid() line 869
> *ppSidUser = pTokenUser->User.Sid;
> return TRUE;
> With the below (error checking excluded)
> DWORD len = GetLengthSid(pTokenUser->User.Sid)
> *ppSidUser = (PSID) HeapAlloc(GetProcessHeap(), HEAP_ZERO_MEMORY, len);
> CopySid(len, *ppSidUser, pTokenUser->User.Sid);
> // SID is copied, free TOKEN_USER
> HeapFree(GetProcessHeap(), 0, pTokenUser);
> return TRUE;
> Also, AddUserToDacl() line 807
> FreeSid(psidUser) should be HeapFree(GetProcessHeap(), 0, psidUser)
> in order to work with my suggested changes in GetUserSid().

How about something like this? I switched to using LocalAlloc() in all
places to be consistent, instead of mixing heap and local. (Though per
doc, LocalAlloc is actually a wrapper for HeapAlloc in win32).

 Magnus Hagander

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