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authorEric Paris <eparis@redhat.com>2008-11-11 22:02:50 +1100
committerJames Morris <jmorris@namei.org>2008-11-11 22:02:50 +1100
commit06112163f5fd9e491a7f810443d81efa9d88e247 (patch)
tree48039f7488abbec36c0982a57405b57d47311dd6 /security
parent637d32dc720897616e8a1a4f9e9609e29d431800 (diff)
downloadlinux-2.6.38-lt-ux500-06112163f5fd9e491a7f810443d81efa9d88e247.tar.gz
Add a new capable interface that will be used by systems that use audit to
make an A or B type decision instead of a security decision. Currently this is the case at least for filesystems when deciding if a process can use the reserved 'root' blocks and for the case of things like the oom algorithm determining if processes are root processes and should be less likely to be killed. These types of security system requests should not be audited or logged since they are not really security decisions. It would be possible to solve this problem like the vm_enough_memory security check did by creating a new LSM interface and moving all of the policy into that interface but proves the needlessly bloat the LSM and provide complex indirection. This merely allows those decisions to be made where they belong and to not flood logs or printk with denials for thing that are not security decisions. 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')
-rw-r--r--security/commoncap.c8
-rw-r--r--security/security.c7
-rw-r--r--security/selinux/hooks.c20
3 files changed, 23 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/security/commoncap.c b/security/commoncap.c
index d4539338099..dc06c0086b5 100644
--- a/security/commoncap.c
+++ b/security/commoncap.c
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(cap_netlink_recv);
* returns 0 when a task has a capability, but the kernel's capable()
* returns 1 for this case.
*/
-int cap_capable (struct task_struct *tsk, int cap)
+int cap_capable(struct task_struct *tsk, int cap, int audit)
{
/* Derived from include/linux/sched.h:capable. */
if (cap_raised(tsk->cap_effective, cap))
@@ -112,7 +112,7 @@ static inline int cap_inh_is_capped(void)
* to the old permitted set. That is, if the current task
* does *not* possess the CAP_SETPCAP capability.
*/
- return (cap_capable(current, CAP_SETPCAP) != 0);
+ return (cap_capable(current, CAP_SETPCAP, SECURITY_CAP_AUDIT) != 0);
}
static inline int cap_limit_ptraced_target(void) { return 1; }
@@ -677,7 +677,7 @@ int cap_task_prctl(int option, unsigned long arg2, unsigned long arg3,
|| ((current->securebits & SECURE_ALL_LOCKS
& ~arg2)) /*[2]*/
|| (arg2 & ~(SECURE_ALL_LOCKS | SECURE_ALL_BITS)) /*[3]*/
- || (cap_capable(current, CAP_SETPCAP) != 0)) { /*[4]*/
+ || (cap_capable(current, CAP_SETPCAP, SECURITY_CAP_AUDIT) != 0)) { /*[4]*/
/*
* [1] no changing of bits that are locked
* [2] no unlocking of locks
@@ -742,7 +742,7 @@ int cap_vm_enough_memory(struct mm_struct *mm, long pages)
{
int cap_sys_admin = 0;
- if (cap_capable(current, CAP_SYS_ADMIN) == 0)
+ if (cap_capable(current, CAP_SYS_ADMIN, SECURITY_CAP_NOAUDIT) == 0)
cap_sys_admin = 1;
return __vm_enough_memory(mm, pages, cap_sys_admin);
}
diff --git a/security/security.c b/security/security.c
index c0acfa7177e..346f21e0ec2 100644
--- a/security/security.c
+++ b/security/security.c
@@ -163,7 +163,12 @@ void security_capset_set(struct task_struct *target,
int security_capable(struct task_struct *tsk, int cap)
{
- return security_ops->capable(tsk, cap);
+ return security_ops->capable(tsk, cap, SECURITY_CAP_AUDIT);
+}
+
+int security_capable_noaudit(struct task_struct *tsk, int cap)
+{
+ return security_ops->capable(tsk, cap, SECURITY_CAP_NOAUDIT);
}
int security_acct(struct file *file)
diff --git a/security/selinux/hooks.c b/security/selinux/hooks.c
index 7fd4de46b2a..88a3ee33068 100644
--- a/security/selinux/hooks.c
+++ b/security/selinux/hooks.c
@@ -1365,12 +1365,14 @@ static int task_has_perm(struct task_struct *tsk1,
/* Check whether a task is allowed to use a capability. */
static int task_has_capability(struct task_struct *tsk,
- int cap)
+ int cap, int audit)
{
struct task_security_struct *tsec;
struct avc_audit_data ad;
+ struct av_decision avd;
u16 sclass;
u32 av = CAP_TO_MASK(cap);
+ int rc;
tsec = tsk->security;
@@ -1390,7 +1392,11 @@ static int task_has_capability(struct task_struct *tsk,
"SELinux: out of range capability %d\n", cap);
BUG();
}
- return avc_has_perm(tsec->sid, tsec->sid, sclass, av, &ad);
+
+ rc = avc_has_perm_noaudit(tsec->sid, tsec->sid, sclass, av, 0, &avd);
+ if (audit == SECURITY_CAP_AUDIT)
+ avc_audit(tsec->sid, tsec->sid, sclass, av, &avd, rc, &ad);
+ return rc;
}
/* Check whether a task is allowed to use a system operation. */
@@ -1802,15 +1808,15 @@ static void selinux_capset_set(struct task_struct *target, kernel_cap_t *effecti
secondary_ops->capset_set(target, effective, inheritable, permitted);
}
-static int selinux_capable(struct task_struct *tsk, int cap)
+static int selinux_capable(struct task_struct *tsk, int cap, int audit)
{
int rc;
- rc = secondary_ops->capable(tsk, cap);
+ rc = secondary_ops->capable(tsk, cap, audit);
if (rc)
return rc;
- return task_has_capability(tsk, cap);
+ return task_has_capability(tsk, cap, audit);
}
static int selinux_sysctl_get_sid(ctl_table *table, u16 tclass, u32 *sid)
@@ -1975,7 +1981,7 @@ static int selinux_vm_enough_memory(struct mm_struct *mm, long pages)
int rc, cap_sys_admin = 0;
struct task_security_struct *tsec = current->security;
- rc = secondary_ops->capable(current, CAP_SYS_ADMIN);
+ rc = secondary_ops->capable(current, CAP_SYS_ADMIN, SECURITY_CAP_NOAUDIT);
if (rc == 0)
rc = avc_has_perm_noaudit(tsec->sid, tsec->sid,
SECCLASS_CAPABILITY,
@@ -2829,7 +2835,7 @@ static int selinux_inode_getsecurity(const struct inode *inode, const char *name
* and lack of permission just means that we fall back to the
* in-core context value, not a denial.
*/
- error = secondary_ops->capable(current, CAP_MAC_ADMIN);
+ error = secondary_ops->capable(current, CAP_MAC_ADMIN, SECURITY_CAP_NOAUDIT);
if (!error)
error = avc_has_perm_noaudit(tsec->sid, tsec->sid,
SECCLASS_CAPABILITY2,