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authorEric Paris <eparis@redhat.com>2008-11-05 09:34:42 -0500
committerJames Morris <jmorris@namei.org>2008-11-09 07:33:18 +0800
commit39c9aede2b4a252bd296c0a86be832c3d3d0a273 (patch)
tree2c802930511c40a6d150166a892e68f83fee9851 /security/selinux
parent1f29fae29709b4668979e244c09b2fa78ff1ad59 (diff)
downloadlinux-2.6.38-lt-ux500-39c9aede2b4a252bd296c0a86be832c3d3d0a273.tar.gz
SELinux: Use unknown perm handling to handle unknown netlink msg types
Currently when SELinux has not been updated to handle a netlink message type the operation is denied with EINVAL. This patch will leave the audit/warning message so things get fixed but if policy chose to allow unknowns this will allow the netlink operation. Signed-off-by: Eric Paris <eparis@redhat.com> Acked-by: Stephen Smalley <sds@tycho.nsa.gov> Signed-off-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'security/selinux')
-rw-r--r--security/selinux/hooks.c2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/security/selinux/hooks.c b/security/selinux/hooks.c
index f71de5a64d0..7fd4de46b2a 100644
--- a/security/selinux/hooks.c
+++ b/security/selinux/hooks.c
@@ -4395,7 +4395,7 @@ static int selinux_nlmsg_perm(struct sock *sk, struct sk_buff *skb)
"SELinux: unrecognized netlink message"
" type=%hu for sclass=%hu\n",
nlh->nlmsg_type, isec->sclass);
- if (!selinux_enforcing)
+ if (!selinux_enforcing || security_get_allow_unknown())
err = 0;
}