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Re: Another slab size-32 leak 2.6.16-rc4-mm2



On Mon, Feb 27, 2006 at 05:03:28PM -0600, Dustin Kirkland wrote:
> > However, it was intended to collect labels for
> > message queues during calls to msgget(), msgrcv(), msgsnd(), etc.  The
> > audit_ipc_perms() hook is only collecting labels (and attempted perm
> > settings) from IPC_SET operations.
> 
> I talked to Klaus about this and I expect him to pipe in right here...
> 
> In a nutshell, I was advised back in October that for certification
> purposes, we're only required to audit ipc operations involving
> security-relevant permissions checks (similar to our certification
> requirements on syscall auditing).

The calls msgget(), msgrcv(), msgsnd(), etc. are doing permission
checks.  How are these not security-relevant?

Klaus, if you could explain this I would appreciate it.

Thanks,
Amy


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