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Re: [RFC][PATCH] (#2) Prelim in-kernel file system auditing support



--- "Timothy R. Chavez" <chavezt gmail com> wrote:


> To be honest, I haven't really considered the chroot
> environment.  I
> guess the check really needs to be after the lookup
> and I should
> check:
> 
> if(nd.dentry == nd.dentry->d_parent) {
>         return -EPERM;
>         ....
> }

I thought that might be what you really meant.

> The reason for this is simple.  You can't watch
> yourself.  Is this a problem?

No worries.

> > Where does one put the ACL, MAC label, and/or
> > capability set of the file? I may not be able
> > to go get it later, as it may change or worse,
> > the file might be gone by then.
> 
> I've not given this any thought.  This is on the
> table and needs to
> furthered discussed.  Klaus?

A field that is the head of a list of
additional "information units" (tokens
in other systems) would be most general.


=====
Casey Schaufler
casey schaufler-ca com


		
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