Commit 724629d2 authored by Stefan Monnier's avatar Stefan Monnier

(server-socket-name): Use new safe location for socket.

(server-ensure-safe-dir): New fun.
(server-start): Use it.
(server-process-filter): Re-enable the -eval feature.
parent caa4df2b
;;; server.el --- Lisp code for GNU Emacs running as server process
;; Copyright (C) 1986, 87, 92, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 2000, 2001, 2002
;; Copyright (C) 1986,87,92,94,95,96,97,98,99,2000,01,02,2003
;; Free Software Foundation, Inc.
;; Author: William Sommerfeld <>
......@@ -159,11 +159,8 @@ This means that the server should not kill the buffer when you say you
are done with it in the server.")
(make-variable-buffer-local 'server-existing-buffer)
;; Fixme: This doesn't look secure. If it really is, it deserves a
;; comment, but I'd expect it to be created in a protected subdir as
;; normal. -- fx
(defvar server-socket-name
(format "/tmp/esrv%d-%s" (user-uid)
(format "/tmp/emacs%d-%s/server" (user-uid)
(substring (system-name) 0 (string-match "\\." (system-name)))))
(defun server-log (string &optional client)
......@@ -223,6 +220,22 @@ are done with it in the server.")
(t " ")))
arg t t))
(defun server-ensure-safe-dir (dir)
"Make sure DIR is a directory with no race-condition issues.
Creates the directory if necessary and makes sure:
- there's no symlink involved
- it's owned by us
- it's not readable/writable by anybody else."
(setq dir (directory-file-name dir))
(let ((attrs (file-attributes dir)))
(unless attrs
(letf (((default-file-modes) ?\700)) (make-directory dir))
(setq attrs (file-attributes dir)))
;; Check that it's safe for use.
(unless (and (eq t (car attrs)) (eq (nth 2 attrs) (user-uid))
(zerop (logand ?\077 (file-modes dir))))
(error "The directory %s is unsafe" dir))))
(defun server-start (&optional leave-dead)
"Allow this Emacs process to be a server for client processes.
......@@ -233,6 +246,8 @@ Emacs distribution as your standard \"editor\".
Prefix arg means just kill any existing server communications subprocess."
(interactive "P")
;; Make sure there is a safe directory in which to place the socket.
(server-ensure-safe-dir (file-name-directory server-socket-name))
;; kill it dead!
(condition-case () (delete-process server-process) (error nil))
;; Delete the socket files made by previous server invocations.
......@@ -271,7 +286,6 @@ Server mode runs a process that accepts commands from the
;; Fixme: Should this check for an existing server socket and do
;; nothing if there is one (for multiple Emacs sessions)?
(server-start (not server-mode)))
(custom-add-version 'server-mode "21.4")
(defun server-process-filter (proc string)
"Process a request from the server to edit some files.
......@@ -296,13 +310,11 @@ PROC is the server process. Format of STRING is \"PATH PATH PATH... \\n\"."
(setq string (substring string (match-end 0)))
(setq client (cons proc nil))
(while (string-match "[^ ]* " request)
(let ((arg (substring request (match-beginning 0) (1- (match-end 0))))
(pos 0))
(let ((arg (substring request (match-beginning 0) (1- (match-end 0)))))
(setq request (substring request (match-end 0)))
((equal "-nowait" arg) (setq nowait t))
;;; This is not safe unless we make sure other users can't send commands.
;;; ((equal "-eval" arg) (setq eval t))
((equal "-eval" arg) (setq eval t))
((and (equal "-display" arg) (string-match "\\([^ ]*\\) " request))
(let ((display (server-unquote-arg (match-string 1 request))))
(setq request (substring request (match-end 0)))
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