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[PATCH] audit: don't attempt to lookup PIDs when changing PID filtering audit rules



Commit f1dc4867 ("audit: anchor all pid references in the initial pid
namespace") introduced a find_vpid() call when adding/removing audit
rules with PID/PPID filters; unfortunately this is problematic as
find_vpid() only works if there is a task with the associated PID
alive on the system.  The following commands demonstrate a simple
reproducer.

	# auditctl -D
	# auditctl -l
	# autrace /bin/true
	# auditctl -l

This patch resolves the problem by simply using the PID provided by
the user without any additional validation, e.g. no calls to check to
see if the task/PID exists.

Cc: stable vger kernel org # 3.15
Cc: Richard Guy Briggs <rgb redhat com>
Signed-off-by: Paul Moore <pmoore redhat com>
---
 kernel/auditfilter.c |   13 -------------
 1 file changed, 13 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/auditfilter.c b/kernel/auditfilter.c
index 8e9bc9c..b2e63ba 100644
--- a/kernel/auditfilter.c
+++ b/kernel/auditfilter.c
@@ -433,19 +433,6 @@ static struct audit_entry *audit_data_to_entry(struct audit_rule_data *data,
 			f->val = 0;
 		}
 
-		if ((f->type == AUDIT_PID) || (f->type == AUDIT_PPID)) {
-			struct pid *pid;
-			rcu_read_lock();
-			pid = find_vpid(f->val);
-			if (!pid) {
-				rcu_read_unlock();
-				err = -ESRCH;
-				goto exit_free;
-			}
-			f->val = pid_nr(pid);
-			rcu_read_unlock();
-		}
-
 		err = audit_field_valid(entry, f);
 		if (err)
 			goto exit_free;


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