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authorJames Morris <jmorris@namei.org>2009-01-07 09:58:22 +1100
committerJames Morris <jmorris@namei.org>2009-01-07 09:58:22 +1100
commitac8cc0fa5395fe2278e305a4cbed48e90d88d878 (patch)
tree515f577bfddd054ee4373228be7c974dfb8133af /security/commoncap.c
parent238c6d54830c624f34ac9cf123ac04aebfca5013 (diff)
parent3699c53c485bf0168e6500d0ed18bf931584dd7c (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-ac8cc0fa5395fe2278e305a4cbed48e90d88d878.tar.gz
Merge branch 'next' into for-linus
Diffstat (limited to 'security/commoncap.c')
-rw-r--r--security/commoncap.c29
1 files changed, 14 insertions, 15 deletions
diff --git a/security/commoncap.c b/security/commoncap.c
index 69fc9952650f..7cd61a5f5205 100644
--- a/security/commoncap.c
+++ b/security/commoncap.c
@@ -45,26 +45,22 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(cap_netlink_recv);
/**
* cap_capable - Determine whether a task has a particular effective capability
* @tsk: The task to query
+ * @cred: The credentials to use
* @cap: The capability to check for
* @audit: Whether to write an audit message or not
*
* Determine whether the nominated task has the specified capability amongst
* its effective set, returning 0 if it does, -ve if it does not.
*
- * NOTE WELL: cap_capable() cannot be used like the kernel's capable()
- * function. That is, it has the reverse semantics: cap_capable() returns 0
- * when a task has a capability, but the kernel's capable() returns 1 for this
- * case.
+ * NOTE WELL: cap_has_capability() cannot be used like the kernel's capable()
+ * and has_capability() functions. That is, it has the reverse semantics:
+ * cap_has_capability() returns 0 when a task has a capability, but the
+ * kernel's capable() and has_capability() returns 1 for this case.
*/
-int cap_capable(struct task_struct *tsk, int cap, int audit)
+int cap_capable(struct task_struct *tsk, const struct cred *cred, int cap,
+ int audit)
{
- __u32 cap_raised;
-
- /* Derived from include/linux/sched.h:capable. */
- rcu_read_lock();
- cap_raised = cap_raised(__task_cred(tsk)->cap_effective, cap);
- rcu_read_unlock();
- return cap_raised ? 0 : -EPERM;
+ return cap_raised(cred->cap_effective, cap) ? 0 : -EPERM;
}
/**
@@ -160,7 +156,8 @@ static inline int cap_inh_is_capped(void)
/* they are so limited unless the current task has the CAP_SETPCAP
* capability
*/
- if (cap_capable(current, CAP_SETPCAP, SECURITY_CAP_AUDIT) == 0)
+ if (cap_capable(current, current_cred(), CAP_SETPCAP,
+ SECURITY_CAP_AUDIT) == 0)
return 0;
#endif
return 1;
@@ -869,7 +866,8 @@ int cap_task_prctl(int option, unsigned long arg2, unsigned long arg3,
& (new->securebits ^ arg2)) /*[1]*/
|| ((new->securebits & SECURE_ALL_LOCKS & ~arg2)) /*[2]*/
|| (arg2 & ~(SECURE_ALL_LOCKS | SECURE_ALL_BITS)) /*[3]*/
- || (cap_capable(current, CAP_SETPCAP, SECURITY_CAP_AUDIT) != 0) /*[4]*/
+ || (cap_capable(current, current_cred(), CAP_SETPCAP,
+ SECURITY_CAP_AUDIT) != 0) /*[4]*/
/*
* [1] no changing of bits that are locked
* [2] no unlocking of locks
@@ -950,7 +948,8 @@ int cap_vm_enough_memory(struct mm_struct *mm, long pages)
{
int cap_sys_admin = 0;
- if (cap_capable(current, CAP_SYS_ADMIN, SECURITY_CAP_NOAUDIT) == 0)
+ if (cap_capable(current, current_cred(), CAP_SYS_ADMIN,
+ SECURITY_CAP_NOAUDIT) == 0)
cap_sys_admin = 1;
return __vm_enough_memory(mm, pages, cap_sys_admin);
}