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Re: [libvirt] [PATCHv2 09/15] util: add security label setting to virCommand

On 02/12/2013 01:15 PM, Laine Stump wrote:
> virCommand gets two new APIs: virCommandSetSELinuxLabel() and
> virCommandSetAppArmorProfile(), which both save a copy of a
> null-terminated string in the virCommand. During virCommandRun, if the
> string is non-NULL and we've been compiled with AppArmor and/or
> SELinux security driver support, the appropriate security library
> function is called for the child process, using the string that was
> previously set. In the case of SELinux, setexeccon_raw() is called,
> and for AppArmor, aa_change_profile() is called.
> This functionality has been added so that users of virCommand can use
> the upcoming virSecurityManagerSetChildProcessLabel() prior to running
> a child process, rather than needing to setup a hook function to be
> called (and in turn call virSecurityManagerSetProcessLabel()) *during*
> the setup of the child process.
> ---
> Change from V1:
> * V1 had a single API that did double duty for both SELinux and
>   AppArmor (because I didn't realize both could be built in
>   simultaneously). V1 treats each separately, with two different APIs.


Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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