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From: Christian Brauner <christian@brauner.io>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>, Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Cc: Aleksa Sarai <cyphar@cyphar.com>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Jeff Layton <jlayton@kernel.org>,
	"J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@fieldses.org>,
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	David Drysdale <drysdale@google.com>,
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	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
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	Chanho Min <chanho.min@lge.com>, Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>,
	Aleksa Sarai <asarai@suse.de>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-arch <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RESEND v5 0/5] namei: vfs flags to restrict path resolution
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 22:24:06 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190423202405.wzs7lkjqgrlzwyu5@brauner.io> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAGXu5jKPrarixQkWWXOBCu6kRRpQd0aaJsPJbvsAyh0Wvc620A@mail.gmail.com>

On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 01:13:52PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 25, 2019 at 6:05 AM Aleksa Sarai <cyphar@cyphar.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 2019-03-21, Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org> wrote:
> > > On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 7:38 AM Aleksa Sarai <cyphar@cyphar.com> wrote:
> > > > Now that the holiday break is over, it's time to re-send this patch
> > > > series (with a few additions, due to new information we got from
> > > > CVE-2019-5736 -- which this patchset mostly protected against but had
> > > > some holes with regards to #!-style scripts).
> > >
> > > I generally like this, but, as Linus pointed out, it will be
> > > unfortunate if application authors see this as just another
> > > non-portable weird Linux API and don't use it.  Would it be worthwhile
> > > to put some thought into making it an API that other OSes might be
> > > willing to implement?  As it stands, the openat(2) flags are getting
> > > rather crazy in this patch set.
> 
> I think many of the issues are specific to Linux (and Linux containers
> especially), so I'm not sure this should get blocked because we want
> something more portable.
> 
> This series provides solutions to so many different race and confusion
> issues, I'd really like to see it land. What's the next step here? Is
> this planned to go directly to Linus for v5.2, or is it going to live
> in -mm for a while? I'd really like to see this moving forward.

Yeah, it would be good to move this forward. But since this is pretty
much core-vfs we really need Al to take a look at this.

Christian

  reply	other threads:[~2019-04-23 20:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-03-20 14:37 Aleksa Sarai
2019-03-20 14:37 ` [PATCH RESEND v5 1/5] namei: split out nd->dfd handling to dirfd_path_init Aleksa Sarai
2019-03-20 14:37 ` [PATCH RESEND v5 2/5] namei: O_BENEATH-style path resolution flags Aleksa Sarai
2019-03-20 14:37 ` [PATCH RESEND v5 3/5] namei: O_THISROOT: chroot-like path resolution Aleksa Sarai
2019-03-20 14:37 ` [PATCH RESEND v5 4/5] namei: aggressively check for nd->root escape on ".." resolution Aleksa Sarai
2019-03-20 14:37 ` [PATCH RESEND v5 5/5] binfmt_*: scope path resolution of interpreters Aleksa Sarai
2019-03-21 17:06 ` [PATCH RESEND v5 0/5] namei: vfs flags to restrict path resolution Andy Lutomirski
2019-03-25 13:04   ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-04-23 20:13     ` Kees Cook
2019-04-23 20:24       ` Christian Brauner [this message]
2019-04-24 15:38       ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-04-25 13:22         ` Adam Borowski
2019-04-25 19:45         ` Aleksa Sarai
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2019-03-06 19:12 Aleksa Sarai

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