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From: Carlos Neira <cneirabustos@gmail.com>
To: netdev@vger.kernel.org
Cc: yhs@fb.com, ebiederm@xmission.com, brouer@redhat.com,
	cneirabustos@gmail.com, bpf@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH bpf-next v10 0/4] BPF: New helper to obtain namespace data  from current task
Date: Fri,  6 Sep 2019 11:09:48 -0400
Message-ID: <20190906150952.23066-1-cneirabustos@gmail.com> (raw)

This helper obtains the active namespace from current and returns pid, tgid,
device and namespace id as seen from that namespace, allowing to instrument
a process inside a container.
Device is read from /proc/self/ns/pid, as in the future it's possible that
different pid_ns files may belong to different devices, according
to the discussion between Eric Biederman and Yonghong in 2017 linux plumbers
conference.
Currently bpf_get_current_pid_tgid(), is used to do pid filtering in bcc's
scripts but this helper returns the pid as seen by the root namespace which is
fine when a bcc script is not executed inside a container.
When the process of interest is inside a container, pid filtering will not work
if bpf_get_current_pid_tgid() is used. This helper addresses this limitation
returning the pid as it's seen by the current namespace where the script is
executing.

This helper has the same use cases as bpf_get_current_pid_tgid() as it can be
used to do pid filtering even inside a container.

For example a bcc script using bpf_get_current_pid_tgid() (tools/funccount.py):

        u32 pid = bpf_get_current_pid_tgid() >> 32;
        if (pid != <pid_arg_passed_in>)
                return 0;
Could be modified to use bpf_get_current_pidns_info() as follows:

        struct bpf_pidns pidns;
        bpf_get_current_pidns_info(&pidns, sizeof(struct bpf_pidns));
        u32 pid = pidns.tgid;
        u32 nsid = pidns.nsid;
        if ((pid != <pid_arg_passed_in>) && (nsid != <nsid_arg_passed_in>))
                return 0;

To find out the name PID namespace id of a process, you could use this command:

$ ps -h -o pidns -p <pid_of_interest>

Or this other command:

$ ls -Li /proc/<pid_of_interest>/ns/pid

Changes from v9 :
Removed samples/bpf in favor of tools/testing/selftests/bpf
Fixed bug when bpf helper is called in an interrupt context.
Code style fixes.
Added more comments on bpf helper struct member.

Signed-off-by: Carlos Neira <cneirabustos@gmail.com>

Carlos Neira (4):
  fs/namei.c: make available filename_lookup() for bpf helpers.
  bpf: new helper to obtain namespace data from  current task New bpf
    helper bpf_get_current_pidns_info.
  tools: Added bpf_get_current_pidns_info  helper.
  tools/testing/selftests/bpf: Add self-tests  for helper
    bpf_get_pidns_info.

 fs/internal.h                                      |   2 -
 fs/namei.c                                         |   1 -
 include/linux/bpf.h                                |   1 +
 include/linux/namei.h                              |   4 +
 include/uapi/linux/bpf.h                           |  35 ++++-
 kernel/bpf/core.c                                  |   1 +
 kernel/bpf/helpers.c                               |  86 ++++++++++++
 kernel/trace/bpf_trace.c                           |   2 +
 tools/include/uapi/linux/bpf.h                     |  35 ++++-
 tools/testing/selftests/bpf/Makefile               |   2 +-
 tools/testing/selftests/bpf/bpf_helpers.h          |   3 +
 .../testing/selftests/bpf/progs/test_pidns_kern.c  |  52 ++++++++
 .../selftests/bpf/progs/test_pidns_nmi_kern.c      |  52 ++++++++
 tools/testing/selftests/bpf/test_pidns.c           | 146 +++++++++++++++++++++
 tools/testing/selftests/bpf/test_pidns_nmi.c       | 139 ++++++++++++++++++++
 15 files changed, 555 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 tools/testing/selftests/bpf/progs/test_pidns_kern.c
 create mode 100644 tools/testing/selftests/bpf/progs/test_pidns_nmi_kern.c
 create mode 100644 tools/testing/selftests/bpf/test_pidns.c
 create mode 100644 tools/testing/selftests/bpf/test_pidns_nmi.c

-- 
2.11.0


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Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-06 15:09 Carlos Neira [this message]
2019-09-06 15:09 ` [PATCH bpf-next v10 1/4] fs/namei.c: make available filename_lookup() for bpf helpers Carlos Neira
2019-09-06 15:09 ` [PATCH bpf-next v10 2/4] bpf: new helper to obtain namespace data from current task New bpf helper bpf_get_current_pidns_info Carlos Neira
2019-09-06 15:24   ` Al Viro
2019-09-06 15:46     ` Al Viro
2019-09-06 16:00       ` Al Viro
2019-09-06 23:21         ` Yonghong Song
2019-09-07  0:10           ` Al Viro
2019-09-07  6:34             ` Yonghong Song
2019-09-09 17:45               ` Carlos Antonio Neira Bustos
2019-09-10 22:35                 ` Yonghong Song
2019-09-10 23:15                   ` Al Viro
2019-09-11  8:16                     ` ebiederm
2019-09-12  5:49                       ` Yonghong Song
     [not found]                         ` <CACiB22j9M2gmccnh7XqqFp8g7qKFuiOrSAVJiA2tQHLB0pmoSQ@mail.gmail.com>
2019-09-13  2:56                           ` Yonghong Song
2019-09-13 11:58                             ` Carlos Antonio Neira Bustos
2019-09-13 16:59                         ` ebiederm
2019-09-13 17:28                           ` Yonghong Song
2019-09-11  4:32                   ` Carlos Antonio Neira Bustos
2019-09-11  8:17                     ` ebiederm
2019-09-10 22:46   ` Yonghong Song
2019-09-11  4:33     ` Carlos Antonio Neira Bustos
2019-09-06 15:09 ` [PATCH bpf-next v10 3/4] tools: Added bpf_get_current_pidns_info helper Carlos Neira
2019-09-06 15:09 ` [PATCH bpf-next v10 4/4] tools/testing/selftests/bpf: Add self-tests for helper bpf_get_pidns_info Carlos Neira
2019-09-10 22:55   ` Yonghong Song

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