[pve-devel] [PATCH storage 1/1] fix #1710: add retrieve method for storage

Dominik Csapak d.csapak at proxmox.com
Thu Apr 29 16:01:57 CEST 2021


On 4/29/21 15:22, Thomas Lamprecht wrote:
> On 29.04.21 13:54, Dominik Csapak wrote:
>> On 4/28/21 16:13, Lorenz Stechauner wrote:
>>>    +__PACKAGE__->register_method({
>>> +    name => 'retrieve',
>>> +    path => '{storage}/retrieve',
>>> +    method => 'POST',
>>> +    description => "Download templates and ISO images by using an URL.",
>>> +    permissions => {
>>> +    check => ['perm', '/storage/{storage}', ['Datastore.AllocateTemplate']],
>>> +    },
>>> +    protected => 1,
>>> +    parameters => {
>>> +    additionalProperties => 0,
>>> +    properties => {
>>> +        node => get_standard_option('pve-node'),
>>> +        storage => get_standard_option('pve-storage-id'),
>>> +        url => {
>>> +        description => "The URL to retrieve the file from.",
>>> +        type => 'string',
>>> +        },
>>
>> i am not quite sure if it is a good idea to have this feature
>> unrestricted for everybody who can download a template
>>
>> it possibly gives access to an internal network to which
>> the users does not have access otherwise...
>>
>> maybe we want to give the admin control over allow- and/or blocklists ?
> 
> I do not want such lists, PITA to manage for everybody.

understandable, was just the first thing that came to my mind

> 
> Maybe we can just allow it only for users with Sys.Modify + Sys.Audit on / ?
> 
> We could also enforce that it needs to be a hostname (no IP) and/or resolve
> to something out of the priv. network ranges, at least if the aforementioned
> privs are not set.

yes, sounds good, but then we have to disallow redirects

> 
> Another idea would be enforcing the URL to match something like /\.(iso|img)$/
> and being not to informative on errors to avoid allowing to see which hsot are
> on/off line in a network. With that one could make this pretty safe I think.

mhmm.. could work, but then we'd have to use a fixed timeout
(like on authentication) to avoid timing based probes

> 
> 
>>
>>> +        insecure => {
>>> +        description => "Allow TLS certificates to be invalid.",
>>> +        type => 'boolean',
>>> +        optional => 1,
>>> +        } > +    },
>>> +    },
>>> +    returns => {
>>> +    type => "object",
>>> +    properties => {
>>> +        filename => { type => 'string' },
>>> +        upid => { type => 'string' },
>>> +        size => {
>>> +        type => 'integer',
>>> +        renderer => 'bytes',
>>> +        },
>>> +    },
>>> +    },
>>> +    code => sub {
>>> +    my ($param) = @_;
>>> +
>>> +    my @hash_algs = ['md5', 'sha1', 'sha224', 'sha256', 'sha384', 'sha512'];
>>
>> as written above, can be handled by api
> 
> and could be actually auto-detected too, at least optionally? All those are pretty
> much unique already in length, IIRC.
> 





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