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From: Casey Schaufler <casey@schaufler-ca.com>
To: Chirantan Ekbote <chirantan@chromium.org>,
	Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu>,
	Stephen Smalley <stephen.smalley.work@gmail.com>
Cc: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@redhat.com>,
	Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@redhat.com>,
	Linux FS Devel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	virtio-fs-list <virtio-fs@redhat.com>,
	Dylan Reid <dgreid@chromium.org>,
	Suleiman Souhlal <suleiman@chromium.org>,
	fuse-devel <fuse-devel@lists.sourceforge.net>,
	SElinux list <selinux@vger.kernel.org>,
	Casey Schaufler <casey@schaufler-ca.com>
Subject: Re: [RESEND] [PATCHv4 1/2] uapi: fuse: Add FUSE_SECURITY_CTX
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 08:44:47 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1dfa1ae5-bb5a-67ea-f38a-b9d9a545dd0a@schaufler-ca.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJFHJrr+B=xszNvdkmksG5ULPy_nKpn4_MS9_Pnq6ySkkb5y6g@mail.gmail.com>

On 8/13/2020 10:20 PM, Chirantan Ekbote wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2020 at 6:09 PM Chirantan Ekbote <chirantan@chromium.org> wrote:
>> Add the FUSE_SECURITY_CTX flag for the `flags` field of the
>> fuse_init_out struct.  When this flag is set the kernel will append the
>> security context for a newly created inode to the request (create,
>> mkdir, mknod, and symlink).  The server is responsible for ensuring that
>> the inode appears atomically with the requested security context.
>>
>> For example, if the server is backed by a "real" linux file system then
>> it can write the security context value to
>> /proc/thread-self/attr/fscreate before making the syscall to create the
>> inode.
>>
> Friendly ping. Will this (and the next patch in the series) be merged into 5.9?

This really needed to go to the LSM List <linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org>.


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> Chirantan
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> Chirantan

  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-14 15:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-22  9:07 Chirantan Ekbote
2020-07-22  9:07 ` [RESEND] [PATCHv4 2/2] fuse: Call security hooks on new inodes Chirantan Ekbote
2020-08-14  5:20 ` [RESEND] [PATCHv4 1/2] uapi: fuse: Add FUSE_SECURITY_CTX Chirantan Ekbote
2020-08-14 15:44   ` Casey Schaufler [this message]
2021-06-14 21:28 ` Vivek Goyal
2021-06-15  9:35   ` Chirantan Ekbote
2021-06-15 13:32     ` Vivek Goyal

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