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Re: [PATCH] enable /proc/$$/loginuid



I was thinking of that as similar to AUDIT_LIST and AUDIT_GET.  Clearly
they are different.  I'll get rid of the capable call.

thanks,
-serge

Quoting Stephen Smalley (sds epoch ncsc mil):
> On Fri, 2005-01-14 at 14:06, Serge Hallyn wrote:
> > Changelog:
> >   1/14/2005: Added several checks for error values which were missing.
> >   1/07/2005: First version.
> > 
> > Is this ready for lkml?
> 
> Why require CAP_AUDIT_CONTROL to read the loginuid?  Programs like
> newrole would like to have a more reliable user identity available than
> the normal uid; we were having them extract the SELinux user identity
> from the security context, but in Fedora, that is typically just user_u
> due to the lack of integration of user management with policy.
> 
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