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From: Christian Brauner <>
To: Roberto Sassu <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/7] ima: Introduce template fields mntuidmap and mntgidmap
Date: Thu, 20 May 2021 11:36:59 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210520093659.oeeytegx2tvzp33e@wittgenstein> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, May 20, 2021 at 10:56:57AM +0200, Roberto Sassu wrote:
> This patch introduces the new template fields mntuidmap and mntgidmap,
> which include respectively the UID and GID mappings of the idmapped mount,
> if the user namespace is not the initial one.
> These template fields, which should be included whenever the iuid and the
> igid fields are included, allow remote verifiers to find the original UID
> and GID of the inode during signature verification. The iuid and igid
> fields include the mapped UID and GID when the inode is in an idmapped
> mount.
> This solution has been preferred to providing always the original UID and
> GID, regardless of whether the inode is in an idmapped mount or not, as
> the mapped UID and GID are those seen by processes and matched with the IMA
> policy.

Hm, looking at the code this doesn't seem like a good idea to me. I
think we should avoid that and just rely on the original uid and gid.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-20  9:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-20  8:56 [PATCH 0/7] ima: Add template fields to verify EVM portable signatures Roberto Sassu
2021-05-20  8:56 ` [PATCH 1/7] ima: Add ima_show_template_uint() template library function Roberto Sassu
2021-05-20  8:56 ` [PATCH 2/7] ima: Introduce template fields iuid and igid Roberto Sassu
2021-05-20  8:56 ` [PATCH 3/7] ima: Introduce template fields mntuidmap and mntgidmap Roberto Sassu
2021-05-20  9:36   ` Christian Brauner [this message]
2021-05-20  9:41     ` Christian Brauner
2021-05-20 11:54       ` Roberto Sassu
2021-05-20  8:56 ` [PATCH 4/7] ima: Introduce template field imode Roberto Sassu
2021-05-20  8:56 ` [PATCH 5/7] evm: Verify portable signatures against all protected xattrs Roberto Sassu
2021-05-24 18:21   ` Mimi Zohar
2021-05-20  8:57 ` [PATCH 6/7] ima: Introduce template field evmxattrs Roberto Sassu
2021-05-24 18:31   ` Mimi Zohar
2021-05-20  8:57 ` [PATCH 7/7] evm: Don't return an error in evm_write_xattrs() if audit is not enabled Roberto Sassu

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