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Re: [PATCH] Add audit uid to netlink credentials



On Wed, 2005-02-09 at 13:52, Patrick McHardy wrote:
> Could you explain how this can happen ? From what I can see whenever data
> is queued to the receive queue the input function is called immediately
> through sk->sk_data_ready() -> netlink_data_ready() -> nlk->data_ready()
> and processes all queued packets, except in the case you pointed out,
> when audit_netlink_sem is already taken.

More packets may be queued by another sender while audit_receive() is
still processing the original one, so it will process them too.

-- 
Stephen Smalley <sds epoch ncsc mil>
National Security Agency


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