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authorDavid Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>2012-10-02 19:24:56 +0100
committerDavid Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>2012-10-02 19:24:56 +0100
commit96b5c8fea6c0861621051290d705ec2e971963f1 (patch)
tree3e3812fb8eb9590b8dca812e916d16cfd53aa862 /fs/cifs/cifsacl.c
parent3a50597de8635cd05133bd12c95681c82fe7b878 (diff)
KEYS: Reduce initial permissions on keys
Reduce the initial permissions on new keys to grant the possessor everything, view permission only to the user (so the keys can be seen in /proc/keys) and nothing else. This gives the creator a chance to adjust the permissions mask before other processes can access the new key or create a link to it. To aid with this, keyring_alloc() now takes a permission argument rather than setting the permissions itself. The following permissions are now set: (1) The user and user-session keyrings grant the user that owns them full permissions and grant a possessor everything bar SETATTR. (2) The process and thread keyrings grant the possessor full permissions but only grant the user VIEW. This permits the user to see them in /proc/keys, but not to do anything with them. (3) Anonymous session keyrings grant the possessor full permissions, but only grant the user VIEW and READ. This means that the user can see them in /proc/keys and can list them, but nothing else. Possibly READ shouldn't be provided either. (4) Named session keyrings grant everything an anonymous session keyring does, plus they grant the user LINK permission. The whole point of named session keyrings is that others can also subscribe to them. Possibly this should be a separate permission to LINK. (5) The temporary session keyring created by call_sbin_request_key() gets the same permissions as an anonymous session keyring. (6) Keys created by add_key() get VIEW, SEARCH, LINK and SETATTR for the possessor, plus READ and/or WRITE if the key type supports them. The used only gets VIEW now. (7) Keys created by request_key() now get the same as those created by add_key(). Reported-by: Lennart Poettering <lennart@poettering.net> Reported-by: Stef Walter <stefw@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
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