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authorKees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>2018-09-19 17:30:09 -0700
committerKees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>2019-01-08 13:18:42 -0800
commit79f7865d844c7703e3dc0e2f5b9ed2f3a4f412e5 (patch)
tree0e4804064ab81e886d5b9d0836abe27af5f155ed
parent13e735c0e953246bd531d342bb86acb5b1bf664a (diff)
downloadlinux-79f7865d844c7703e3dc0e2f5b9ed2f3a4f412e5.tar.gz
LSM: Introduce "lsm=" for boottime LSM selection
Provide a way to explicitly choose LSM initialization order via the new "lsm=" comma-separated list of LSMs. Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
-rw-r--r--Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt4
-rw-r--r--security/Kconfig3
-rw-r--r--security/security.c14
3 files changed, 19 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index b799bcf67d7b..e59e1471d4db 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -2319,6 +2319,10 @@
lsm.debug [SECURITY] Enable LSM initialization debugging output.
+ lsm=lsm1,...,lsmN
+ [SECURITY] Choose order of LSM initialization. This
+ overrides CONFIG_LSM.
+
machvec= [IA-64] Force the use of a particular machine-vector
(machvec) in a generic kernel.
Example: machvec=hpzx1_swiotlb
diff --git a/security/Kconfig b/security/Kconfig
index 7f21190cb677..cedf69e8a22c 100644
--- a/security/Kconfig
+++ b/security/Kconfig
@@ -281,7 +281,8 @@ config LSM
default "integrity"
help
A comma-separated list of LSMs, in initialization order.
- Any LSMs left off this list will be ignored.
+ Any LSMs left off this list will be ignored. This can be
+ controlled at boot with the "lsm=" parameter.
If unsure, leave this as the default.
diff --git a/security/security.c b/security/security.c
index 11a42cd313c5..2e1f48e8a6f2 100644
--- a/security/security.c
+++ b/security/security.c
@@ -47,6 +47,7 @@ char *lsm_names;
/* Boot-time LSM user choice */
static __initdata char chosen_lsm[SECURITY_NAME_MAX + 1] =
CONFIG_DEFAULT_SECURITY;
+static __initdata const char *chosen_lsm_order;
static __initconst const char * const builtin_lsm_order = CONFIG_LSM;
@@ -190,7 +191,10 @@ static void __init ordered_lsm_init(void)
ordered_lsms = kcalloc(LSM_COUNT + 1, sizeof(*ordered_lsms),
GFP_KERNEL);
- ordered_lsm_parse(builtin_lsm_order, "builtin");
+ if (chosen_lsm_order)
+ ordered_lsm_parse(chosen_lsm_order, "cmdline");
+ else
+ ordered_lsm_parse(builtin_lsm_order, "builtin");
for (lsm = ordered_lsms; *lsm; lsm++)
maybe_initialize_lsm(*lsm);
@@ -252,6 +256,14 @@ static int __init choose_lsm(char *str)
}
__setup("security=", choose_lsm);
+/* Explicitly choose LSM initialization order. */
+static int __init choose_lsm_order(char *str)
+{
+ chosen_lsm_order = str;
+ return 1;
+}
+__setup("lsm=", choose_lsm_order);
+
/* Enable LSM order debugging. */
static int __init enable_debug(char *str)
{