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From: Lon Hohberger <>
Subject: cluster: RHEL5 - rgmanager: randomize ASEHAagent temp files
Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 14:29:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

Commit:        f47209ebbb923051c4f947f7e933f9e7bf48ff56
Parent:        2e52f12faf68f6d6f56f9e41b9d4c4cfe040b080
Author:        Fabio M. Di Nitto <>
AuthorDate:    Wed Oct 22 09:40:08 2008 +0200
Committer:     Lon Hohberger <>
CommitterDate: Thu May 21 10:27:58 2009 -0400

rgmanager: randomize ASEHAagent temp files

by using a static path to /tmp, the operation can be used to trigger
a local DoS by a normal user.

Mitigate the issue by randomizing the temp files with pid.

Signed-off-by: Fabio M. Di Nitto <>
 rgmanager/src/resources/ |   11 +++++++++--
 1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/rgmanager/src/resources/ b/rgmanager/src/resources/
index 4f709e9..35f3fa1 100755
--- a/rgmanager/src/resources/
+++ b/rgmanager/src/resources/
@@ -781,8 +781,8 @@ deep_probe()
 	ocf_log debug "ASEHAagent: Start 'deep_probe'."	
 	# Declare two temporary files which will be used in this probe.
-	tmpfile1="/tmp/ASEHAagent.1"
-	tmpfile2="/tmp/ASEHAagent.2"
+	tmpfile1="/tmp/ASEHAagent.1.$$"
+	tmpfile2="/tmp/ASEHAagent.2.$$"
 	# Get the login_string by analyzing the login_file.
@@ -794,6 +794,7 @@ deep_probe()
 	rm -f $tmpfile1
+	rm -f $tmpfile2
 	# The login file is correct. We have gotten the login account and password from it.
 	# Run isql command in background.
@@ -842,11 +843,17 @@ EOF
 		# Read the process id of isql process from tmpfile2
 		pid=`cat $tmpfile2 | awk '{print $1}'`
+		rm -f $tmpfile1
+		rm -f $tmpfile2
 		# Kill the isql process directly.
 		kill -9 $pid
 		return 1
+	rm -f $tmpfile1
+	rm -f $tmpfile2
 	ocf_log debug "ASEHAagent: End 'deep_probe'."
 	return 0

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