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From: Mimi Zohar <zohar@linux.ibm.com>
To: Roberto Sassu <roberto.sassu@huawei.com>, mjg59@google.com
Cc: linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Christian Brauner <christian.brauner@ubuntu.com>,
	Andreas Gruenbacher <agruenba@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 09/12] evm: Allow setxattr() and setattr() for unmodified metadata
Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 09:00:21 -0400
Message-ID: <8493d7e2b0fefa4cd3861bd6b7ee6f2340aa7434.camel@linux.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210407105252.30721-10-roberto.sassu@huawei.com>

On Wed, 2021-04-07 at 12:52 +0200, Roberto Sassu wrote:

> diff --git a/security/integrity/evm/evm_main.c b/security/integrity/evm/evm_main.c
> @@ -389,6 +473,11 @@ static int evm_protect_xattr(struct user_namespace *mnt_userns,
>  	if (evm_status == INTEGRITY_FAIL_IMMUTABLE)
>  		return 0;
>  
> +	if (evm_status == INTEGRITY_PASS_IMMUTABLE &&
> +	    !evm_xattr_change(mnt_userns, dentry, xattr_name, xattr_value,
> +			      xattr_value_len))
> +		return 0;
> +

If the purpose of evm_protect_xattr() is to prevent allowing an invalid
security.evm xattr from being re-calculated and updated, making it
valid, INTEGRITY_PASS_IMMUTABLE shouldn't need to be conditional.  Any
time there is an attr or xattr change, including setting it to the
existing value, the status flag should be reset.

I'm wondering if making INTEGRITY_PASS_IMMUTABLE conditional would
prevent the file from being resigned.

>  	if (evm_status != INTEGRITY_PASS)
>  		integrity_audit_msg(AUDIT_INTEGRITY_METADATA, d_backing_inode(dentry),
>  				    dentry->d_name.name, "appraise_metadata",

This would then be updated to if not INTEGRITY_PASS or
INTEGRITY_PASS_IMMUTABLE.  The subsequent "return" would need to be
updated as well.

thanks,

Mimi


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Thread overview: 40+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-07 10:52 [PATCH v5 00/12] evm: Improve usability of portable signatures Roberto Sassu
2021-04-07 10:52 ` [PATCH v5 01/12] evm: Execute evm_inode_init_security() only when an HMAC key is loaded Roberto Sassu
2021-04-07 10:52 ` [PATCH v5 02/12] evm: Load EVM key in ima_load_x509() to avoid appraisal Roberto Sassu
2021-04-07 10:52 ` [PATCH v5 03/12] evm: Refuse EVM_ALLOW_METADATA_WRITES only if an HMAC key is loaded Roberto Sassu
2021-04-30 20:28   ` Mimi Zohar
2021-04-07 10:52 ` [PATCH v5 04/12] ima: Move ima_reset_appraise_flags() call to post hooks Roberto Sassu
2021-04-07 16:17   ` Casey Schaufler
2021-04-07 16:31     ` Roberto Sassu
2021-04-26 19:49     ` Mimi Zohar
2021-04-07 10:52 ` [PATCH v5 05/12] evm: Introduce evm_status_revalidate() Roberto Sassu
2021-04-07 10:52 ` [PATCH v5 06/12] evm: Ignore INTEGRITY_NOLABEL/INTEGRITY_NOXATTRS if conditions are safe Roberto Sassu
2021-05-03  0:12   ` Mimi Zohar
2021-05-03  7:55     ` Roberto Sassu
2021-05-03 12:07       ` Mimi Zohar
2021-05-03 14:15       ` Roberto Sassu
2021-05-03 14:34         ` Mimi Zohar
2021-05-04 13:16           ` Roberto Sassu
2021-05-04 13:45             ` Mimi Zohar
2021-04-07 10:52 ` [PATCH v5 07/12] evm: Allow xattr/attr operations for portable signatures Roberto Sassu
2021-05-03  0:12   ` Mimi Zohar
2021-05-04 14:28     ` Roberto Sassu
2021-05-04 14:49       ` Mimi Zohar
2021-04-07 10:52 ` [PATCH v5 08/12] evm: Pass user namespace to set/remove xattr hooks Roberto Sassu
2021-04-07 12:06   ` Christian Brauner
2021-04-07 10:52 ` [PATCH v5 09/12] evm: Allow setxattr() and setattr() for unmodified metadata Roberto Sassu
2021-04-07 12:05   ` Christian Brauner
2021-04-07 15:23   ` kernel test robot
2021-04-07 18:14   ` kernel test robot
2021-04-07 19:28     ` [RESEND][PATCH " Roberto Sassu
2021-05-03 13:00   ` Mimi Zohar [this message]
2021-05-03 14:48     ` [PATCH " Roberto Sassu
2021-05-03 15:13       ` Mimi Zohar
2021-05-03 15:30         ` Roberto Sassu
2021-05-03 15:11     ` Roberto Sassu
2021-05-03 15:26       ` Mimi Zohar
2021-05-03 15:32         ` Roberto Sassu
2021-05-03 15:48           ` Mimi Zohar
2021-04-07 10:52 ` [PATCH v5 10/12] ima: Allow imasig requirement to be satisfied by EVM portable signatures Roberto Sassu
2021-04-07 10:52 ` [PATCH v5 11/12] ima: Introduce template field evmsig and write to field sig as fallback Roberto Sassu
2021-04-07 10:52 ` [PATCH v5 12/12] ima: Don't remove security.ima if file must not be appraised Roberto Sassu

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