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From: James Morris <>
To: Aaron Goidel <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v3] security,capability: pass object information to security_capable
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 08:32:12 +1000 (AEST)
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On Thu, 15 Aug 2019, Aaron Goidel wrote:

> In SELinux this new information is leveraged here to perform an
> additional inode based check for capabilities relevant to inodes. Since
> the inode provided to capable_wrt_inode_uidgid() is a const argument,
> this also required propagating const down to dump_common_audit_data() and
> dropping the use of d_find_alias() to find an alias for the inode. This
> was sketchy to begin with and should be obsoleted by a separate change
> that will allow LSMs to trigger audit collection for all file-related
> information.

Will the audit logs look the same once the 2nd patch is applied? We need 
to be careful about breaking existing userland.

James Morris

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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-15 20:23 Aaron Goidel
2019-08-15 22:32 ` James Morris [this message]
2019-08-16 14:57   ` [RFC PATCH v3] security, capability: " Stephen Smalley
2019-08-16 16:36     ` Paul Moore

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