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From: Johannes Sixt <j6t@kdbg.org>
To: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
Cc: jrnieder@gmail.com, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] t7406: submodule.<name>.update command must not be run from .gitmodules
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 07:37:30 +0200
Message-ID: <0aa754b4-93fb-3f23-be51-4af5227ac847@kdbg.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170925225054.10819-1-sbeller@google.com>

Am 26.09.2017 um 00:50 schrieb Stefan Beller:
> submodule.<name>.update can be assigned an arbitrary command via setting
> it to "!command". When this command is found in the regular config, Git
> ought to just run that command instead of other update mechanisms.
> 
> However if that command is just found in the .gitmodules file, it is
> potentially untrusted, which is why we do not run it.  Add a test
> confirming the behavior.
> 
> Suggested-by: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
> ---
> 
>   updated to use the super robust script.
>   Thanks Jonathan,
>   
>   Stefan
> 
>   t/t7406-submodule-update.sh | 14 ++++++++++++++
>   1 file changed, 14 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/t/t7406-submodule-update.sh b/t/t7406-submodule-update.sh
> index 034914a14f..d718cb00e7 100755
> --- a/t/t7406-submodule-update.sh
> +++ b/t/t7406-submodule-update.sh
> @@ -406,6 +406,20 @@ test_expect_success 'submodule update - command in .git/config' '
>   	)
>   '
>   
> +test_expect_success 'submodule update - command in .gitmodules is ignored' '
> +	test_when_finished "git -C super reset --hard HEAD^" &&
> +
> +	write_script must_not_run.sh <<-EOF &&
> +	>$TEST_DIRECTORY/bad
> +	EOF

I am pretty confident that this does not test what you intend to test. 
Notice that $TEST_DIRECTORY is expanded when the script is written. But 
that path contains a blank, and we have something like this in the test 
script:

	#!/bin/sh
	>/the/build/directory/t/trash directory.t7406/bad

If you inject the bug against which this test protects into 
git-submodule, you should find a file "trash" in your t directory, and 
the file "bad" still absent. Not to mention that the script fails 
because it cannot run "directory.t7406/bad".

To fix that, you should use and exported variable and access that from 
the test script, for example:

	write_script must_not_run.sh <<-\EOF &&
	>"$TEST_DIRECTORY"/bad
	EOF
...
	(
		export TEST_DIRECTORY &&
		git -C super submodule update submodule
	) &&
	test_path_is_missing bad

> +
> +	git -C super config -f .gitmodules submodule.submodule.update "!$TEST_DIRECTORY/must_not_run.sh" &&
> +	git -C super commit -a -m "add command to .gitmodules file" &&
> +	git -C super/submodule reset --hard $submodulesha1^ &&
> +	git -C super submodule update submodule &&
> +	test_path_is_missing bad
> +'
> +
>   cat << EOF >expect
>   Execution of 'false $submodulesha1' failed in submodule path 'submodule'
>   EOF
> 

-- Hannes

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Thread overview: 10+ messages in thread (expand / mbox.gz / Atom feed / [top])
2017-09-25 19:55 Stefan Beller
2017-09-25 20:04 ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-09-25 22:50   ` Stefan Beller
2017-09-26  0:01     ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-09-26  5:37     ` Johannes Sixt [this message]
2017-09-26  6:28       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-09-26 18:54         ` Stefan Beller
2017-09-26 19:46           ` Johannes Sixt
2017-09-26 19:54             ` Stefan Beller
2017-09-27  3:21               ` Junio C Hamano

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