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FAH Application Filter (early beta)

Postby ChristianVirtual » Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:50 am

just in case someone need a similar solution: an application filter for FAH client.

Why I hacked it tougher ? I have normally a VPN into my network; but for some app review with Apple I need to provide them access to a folding client. So I could provide them access into my VPN or I just open temporary a port in the firewall and do port forwarding. The later one is easier and faster to establish; of course more insecure.

Since the socket port could be addressed from outside with any telnet and allow all remote command I wanted a bit more (semi) security. That should be delivered by this python script.
It will establish itself a server to be targeted by the port forwarding and will itself be the client for the remote API to the FAH client.
Also I don't want all commands to be used by externals so I filter those commands usefull and block all other.

In case you have similar needs here the code (if you have any suggestions those are more then welcome !!)

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#! /usr/bin/env python

#
# (c) Christian Lohmann,  2013
#
# a little application-level filter for remote FAH client access
# potentially usefull when port forwarding from outside to internal FAH clients
# manage a positive list of commands accepted to be routed from outside to the FAH client
#


import os
import sys
import time
import socket
import select
import string
       
       
def FAHFilterAgent(hn):


    HOST, PORT = hn, 36330
    HOST, PORTs = hn, 36333
   
    backlog = 5
    size = 1024
   
    print "FAHFilter for:", hn, "port", PORTs
   
   
   #
   # establish proxy server on the give host and port
    sockProxy = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM)
    sockProxy.setblocking(0)
    sockProxy.setsockopt(socket.SOL_SOCKET, socket.SO_REUSEADDR, 1)
    sockProxy.bind((HOST, PORTs))
    sockProxy.listen(backlog)
   
   
    # connect to the FAH client (right now same host; different port)
    sockFAH = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM)
    sockFAH.connect((HOST, PORT))

    # lists of sockets
    input = [sockProxy, sockFAH, sys.stdin]
    clientList = []
   
   
    running = 1

    while running:
        try:
            ready_to_read, ready_to_write, in_error = \
                  select.select(input, [], [])
            for s in ready_to_read:
                if s == sockProxy:
                    # a new client want to conncet
                    client, adress = sockProxy.accept()
                    input.append(client)
                    clientList.append(client)
                    print "connection ", client, adress, "established"
                elif s == sockFAH:
                    # read a data block
                    data = s.recv(size)
                    for c in clientList:
                        c.send(data)
                elif s == sys.stdin:
                    # close all client connections
                    junk = sys.stdin.readline()
                    for s in clientList:
                        print "close connection", s
                        s.shutdown(socket.SHUT_RDWR)
                        s.close()
                    running = 0
                    break
                else:
                    # read a data block
                    data = s.recv(size)
                    sn = s.getsockname()
                    print "from", s

                    if data:
                        print data, "from", s
                        if data.startswith("auth"):    sockFAH.send(data)
                        elif data.startswith("info"):  sockFAH.send(data)
                        elif data.startswith("exit"):  sockFAH.send(data)
                        elif data.startswith("sleep"): sockFAH.send(data)
                        elif data.startswith("updates"): sockFAH.send(data)
                        elif data.startswith("log-updates"): sockFAH.send(data)
                        elif data.startswith("pause"): sockFAH.send(data)
                        elif data.startswith("unpause"): sockFAH.send(data)
                        elif data.startswith("finish"): sockFAH.send(data)
                        else: print "command", data, "ignored"
                    else:
                        s.close()
                        input.remove(s)
        except IOError as e:
            print e


    sockProxy.close()
    sockFAH.close()

FAHFilterAgent("donation")



Update: played more and its quite bumpy ; specially if a connection get disconnected
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Re: FAH Application Filter (early beta)

Postby bruce » Sat Aug 24, 2013 5:14 pm

The security build into V7 includes a) the ability to use any port, b) password protection, and c) address filtering. If you're doing port-forwarding, changing the port isn't useful, but changing your password offers a degree of protection. Have you looked into setting command-allow? I've never experimented with it other than internal to my LAN, but it probably can be used to set it to block anybody except the IP of the desired remote?

I don't know of any existing tools that distinguish between commands that are allowed or disallowed once a connection is established, though, so your application would add the capability if someone needs that.

You probably already have figured this out, but I suspect that "bumpy" has something to do with how PyON manages the beginning and ending of messages. You probably need to add some logic to block/deblock everything. Also, if the remote gets disconnected, you'll need to send an "exit" to the client and do some cleanup on the remote side. That can get "bumpy" too.
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Re: FAH Application Filter (early beta)

Postby ChristianVirtual » Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:35 pm

I wouldn't know what IP adress they are using (Apple has its own /8 subnet 17.x.x.x) but if they come from there or not ? Therefore the FAH client settings will not help too much.

In addition I want to control what commands one can use over the filter. E.g. No option display/change etc.
You are right: the disconnection actually cause quite some headache; actually it cause the CPU go to 100%. But hey, that's the fun part of making SW (and learning socket programming on pyhton)
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Re: FAH Application Filter (early beta)

Postby ChristianVirtual » Sun Aug 25, 2013 12:50 pm

Updated version: less bumpy

1) corrected disconnection issue within the loop
2) added a line-by-line check on case the received data package contain more then one line (often the case)

maybe really not for every one; just in case you looking for something similar: have fun with it

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#! /usr/bin/env python

#
# Author: Christian Lohmann 2013
#
# a little application-level filter for remote FAH client access
# potentially useful when port forwarding from outside to internal FAH clients
# manage a positive list of commands accepted to be routed from outside to the FAH client
#

#
# when run as console the stdin can be used to terminate the script
# when run as daemon we should add a signal handler; right now I'm to lazy for that
#

import os
import sys
import time
import socket
import select
import string
       
       
   
def FAHFilterAgent(hn):


    HOST, PORT = hn, 36330
    HOST, PORTs = hn, 36334
   
    backlog = 5
    size = 1024*8
   
    print "FAHFilter for:", hn, "port", PORTs
   
   
   #
   # establish proxy server on the give host and port
    sockProxy = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM)
    sockProxy.setblocking(0)
    sockProxy.setsockopt(socket.SOL_SOCKET, socket.SO_REUSEADDR, 1)
    sockProxy.bind((HOST, PORTs))
    sockProxy.listen(backlog)
   
   
    # connect to the FAH client (right now same host; different port)
    sockFAH = None
    #sockFAH = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM)
    #sockFAH.connect((HOST, PORT))

    # lists of sockets
    # input = [sys.stdin, sockProxy]
    input = [sockProxy]       # when run as daemon we don't need stdin
    output = []
    clientList = []

    print "Proxy server", sockProxy, sockProxy.getsockname(),
   
   
    cnt = 1
    running = 1

    while running:
        print "\n",cnt, ": entries input", len(input), \
                                 "output", len(output), \
                                "clients", len(clientList)                         

        # error handler for the select.select
        try:
            ready_to_read, ready_to_write, in_error = \
                  select.select(input, output, [])
            #print cnt, ": entries in rq", len(ready_to_read), \
            #                       " wq", len(ready_to_write), \
            #                       "error", len(in_error)
        except IOError as e:
            print "select", e
            if e.errno == 9:
                break
        except:
            print "select, unexpected error", sys.exc_info()[0]
            print sys.exc_traceback.tb_lineno
            raise

        cnt = cnt + 1

        try:   
            for s in ready_to_read:
                if s is sockProxy:
                    # print "proxy socket", s.getsockname()
                    # a new client want to connect
                    client, adress = sockProxy.accept()
                    if client is not None:
                        input.append(client)
                        clientList.append(client)
                        print "connection ", client, adress, "established"
                        if sockFAH is None:
                            sockFAH = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM)
                            sockFAH.connect((HOST, PORT))
                            input.append(sockFAH)
                            print "FAH Client", sockFAH, sockFAH.getsockname()

                elif s is sockFAH:
                    # print "FAH socket", s.getsockname()
                    # read a data block
                    data = s.recv(size)
                    if data == '':
                        while len(clientList) > 0:
                            c  = clientList[0]
                            print "close connection, FAH client is gone #1", c
                            c.shutdown(socket.SHUT_RDWR)
                            c.close()
                            input.remove(c)
                            clientList.remove(c)
                       sockFAH.close()
                       input.remove(sockFAH)
                       sockFAH = None
                    else:
                        # copy full data block to all clients
                        for c in clientList:
                            c.send(data)
                elif s is sys.stdin:
                    # print "stdin"
                    # close all client connections
                    junk = sys.stdin.readline()
                    while len(clientList) > 0:
                        c  = clientList[0]
                        print "close connection by user, FAH client is gone", c
                        input.remove(c)
                        clientList.remove(c)
                        c.shutdown(socket.SHUT_RDWR)
                        c.close()
                    running = 0
                    break
                else:
                    # print "regular socket", s.getsockname()
                    # read a data block
                    data = s.recv(size)
                    if data:
                        print "from", s, ":\n", data
                        sepline = data.splitlines(1)
                        for l in sepline:
                           # print the command; without linebreak (is part of the command)
                           print "command:", l,   
                           if l.startswith("auth"):    sockFAH.send(l)
                           elif l.startswith("info"):  sockFAH.send(l)
                           elif l.startswith("exit"):  sockFAH.send(l)
                           elif l.startswith("sleep"): sockFAH.send(l)
                           elif l.startswith("updates"): sockFAH.send(l)
                           elif l.startswith("log-updates"): sockFAH.send(l)
                           elif l.startswith("pause"): sockFAH.send(l)
                           elif l.startswith("unpause"): sockFAH.send(l)
                           elif l.startswith("finish"): sockFAH.send(l)
                           else: print "command", l, "ignored"
                    else:
                        # print "end of stream, remove", s
                        s.close()
                        clientList.remove(s)
                        input.remove(s)
        except IOError as e:
            print e
            if e.errno == 9:
                break
        except:
            print "unexpected error", sys.exc_info()[0]
            print sys.exc_traceback.tb_lineno
            raise
        sys.stdout.flush()


    sockProxy.close()
   
    if sockFAH is not None:
        sockFAH.shutdown(socket.SHUT_RDWR)
        sockFAH.close()


FAHFilterAgent("donation")



and a way to call it in background

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python fahfilter.py > /home/cl/fahfilter.log &
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