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From: Daniel Jurgens <>
To: Paul Moore <>,
	"" <>,
	Lukas Vrabec <>,
	Chris PeBenito <>
Subject: Re: IB pkey policy problem found via the selinux-testsuite
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2019 14:30:49 +0000
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In-Reply-To: <>

On 8/27/2019 12:24 PM, Paul Moore wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 4:58 PM Paul Moore <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 4:35 PM Paul Moore <> wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> On a fully up-to-date Rawhide system you need the following line added
>>> to the policy/test_ibpkey.te file to get a clean run of the
>>> selinux-testsuite:
>>>   allow test_ibpkey_access_t self:capability { ipc_lock };
>>> The breakage doesn't appear to be due to a kernel change (previously
>>> working kernels now fail), or a Fedora Rawhide policy change (nothing
>>> relevant changed since the last clean run), but I did notice that my
>>> libibverbs package was updated just prior to the breakage.  I haven't
>>> had the time to dig into the library code, but I expect that to be the
>>> source of the problem.
>> Just to be clear, I don't believe this breakage is limited to the test
>> suite, I expect any users of the SELinux IB hooks will run into this
>> problem.  I believe we need to update the upstream and distro
>> policies.
> A ping to bring this issue back to the top of the mailing list.

Hi Paul, I looked in the libraries and don't see explicit use of mlock. Maybe there was a change to use that access control for get_user_pages? That doesn't really jive with previously working kernels no longer working though.

> --
> paul moore

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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-02-13 21:35 Paul Moore
2019-02-28 21:58 ` Paul Moore
2019-08-27 17:24   ` Paul Moore
2019-09-03 14:30     ` Daniel Jurgens [this message]
2019-09-03 14:45       ` Stephen Smalley
2019-09-04 22:32         ` Paul Moore
2019-09-05 12:07           ` Stephen Smalley

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