File:  [LON-CAPA] / loncom / apachereload
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Thu Jul 7 22:26:52 2005 UTC (16 years, 10 months ago) by albertel
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CVS tags: HEAD
- suse has apache not httpd

#!/usr/bin/perl
# The Learning Online Network with CAPA
#
# apachereload - setuid script that reloads the apache daemon.
#
#
# $Id
#
#  Change log:
#   $Log: apachereload,v $
#   Revision 1.2  2005/07/07 22:26:52  albertel
#   - suse has apache not httpd
#
#   Revision 1.1  2003/09/30 10:06:48  foxr
#   This is a setuid script that allows the www user to issue
#   /etc/init.d/httpd reload
#
#   This functionality is required by lond and lonc when they have been asked to
#   reinitialize themselves.
#
#   Initial undebugged version.
#
###


use strict;
#
#  This script is a setuid script that must be run as user www
#  it effectively just executes /etc/init.d/httpd reload.
#  causing the apache daemon to get HUP'd.  The script is
#  run by lond after re-initing it's host information.

$ENV{'PATH'}='/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/home/httpd/perl'; # Nullify path
                                                               # information
delete @ENV{qw(IFS CDPATH ENV BASH_ENV)}; # nullify potential taints

my $command = "/etc/init.d/httpd reload";
my $dist=`$perlvar{'lonDaemons'}/distprobe`;
if ($dist =~ /^(suse|sles)/) {
    $command = "/etc/init.d/httpd reload";
}
# Do not print error messages
my $noprint=1;

print "In apachereload" unless $noprint;

# ----------------------------- Make sure this process is running from user=www
my $wwwid=getpwnam('www');
&disable_root_capability;
if ($wwwid!=$>) {
    print("User ID mismatch.  This program must be run as user 'www'\n")
	unless $noprint;
    exit 1;
}

# ----------------------------------- Start running script with www permissions
&disable_root_capability;

# --------------------------- Handle case of another apachereload process (locking)
unless (&try_to_lock('/tmp/lock_apachereload')) {
    print "Error. Too many other simultaneous password change requests being ".
	"made.\n" unless $noprint;
    exit 4;
}


&enable_root_capability;
($>,$<)=(0,0);


#  Now run the reload:
#

system($command);

#  Remove the lock file.



&disable_root_capability;
unlink('/tmp/lock_apachereload');
exit 0;

# ---------------------------------------------- have setuid script run as root
sub enable_root_capability {
    if ($wwwid==$>) {
	($<,$>)=($>,0);
	($(,$))=($),0);
    }
    else {
	# root capability is already enabled
    }
    return $>;
}

# ----------------------------------------------- have setuid script run as www
sub disable_root_capability {
    if ($wwwid==$<) {
	($<,$>)=($>,$<);
	($(,$))=($),$();
    }
    else {
	# root capability is already disabled
    }
}

# ----------------------- make sure that another apachereload process isn't running
sub try_to_lock {
    my ($lockfile)=@_;
    my $currentpid;
    my $lastpid;
    # Do not manipulate lock file as root
    if ($>==0) {
	return 0;
    }
    # Try to generate lock file.
    # Wait 3 seconds.  If same process id is in
    # lock file, then assume lock file is stale, and
    # go ahead.  If process id's fluctuate, try
    # for a maximum of 10 times.
    for (0..10) {
	if (-e $lockfile) {
	    open(LOCK,"<$lockfile");
	    $currentpid=<LOCK>;
	    close LOCK;
	    if ($currentpid==$lastpid) {
		last;
	    }
	    sleep 3;
	    $lastpid=$currentpid;
	}
	else {
	    last;
	}
	if ($_==10) {
	    return 0;
	}
    }
    open(LOCK,">$lockfile");
    print LOCK $$;
    close LOCK;
    return 1;
}

=head1 NAME

apachereload -setuid script to reload the apache web server.

=head1 DESCRIPTION

LON-CAPA - setuid script to reload the apache web server.

=head1 README

LON-CAPA  setuid script to reload the apache web server.

=head1 PREREQUISITES

=head1 COREQUISITES

=pod OSNAMES

linux

=pod SCRIPT CATEGORIES

LONCAPA/Administrative

=cut

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