[PATCH 5.6 076/126] apparmor: Fix aa_label refcnt leak in policy_update

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Tue May 26 2020 - 15:16:48 EST

From: Xiyu Yang <xiyuyang19@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

commit c6b39f070722ea9963ffe756bfe94e89218c5e63 upstream.

policy_update() invokes begin_current_label_crit_section(), which
returns a reference of the updated aa_label object to "label" with
increased refcount.

When policy_update() returns, "label" becomes invalid, so the refcount
should be decreased to keep refcount balanced.

The reference counting issue happens in one exception handling path of
policy_update(). When aa_may_manage_policy() returns not NULL, the
refcnt increased by begin_current_label_crit_section() is not decreased,
causing a refcnt leak.

Fix this issue by jumping to "end_section" label when
aa_may_manage_policy() returns not NULL.

Fixes: 5ac8c355ae00 ("apparmor: allow introspecting the loaded policy pre internal transform")
Signed-off-by: Xiyu Yang <xiyuyang19@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Xin Tan <tanxin.ctf@xxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: John Johansen <john.johansen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

security/apparmor/apparmorfs.c | 3 ++-
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/security/apparmor/apparmorfs.c
+++ b/security/apparmor/apparmorfs.c
@@ -454,7 +454,7 @@ static ssize_t policy_update(u32 mask, c
error = aa_may_manage_policy(label, ns, mask);
if (error)
- return error;
+ goto end_section;

data = aa_simple_write_to_buffer(buf, size, size, pos);
error = PTR_ERR(data);
@@ -462,6 +462,7 @@ static ssize_t policy_update(u32 mask, c
error = aa_replace_profiles(ns, label, mask, data);

return error;