[lkml]   [2006]   [Apr]   [20]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
Patch in this message
Subject[PATCH] make security_ops EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL()
Some closed source modules are taking advantage of the fact that the
security_ops variable is available to them, so they are using it to hook
into parts of the kernel that should only be available to "real" users
of the LSM interface (which is required to be under the GPL.)

This patch changes the export of that variable to try to mitigate the

Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

security/security.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- gregkh-2.6.orig/security/security.c
+++ gregkh-2.6/security/security.c
@@ -178,4 +178,4 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(register_security);
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at
 \ /
  Last update: 2006-04-20 19:05    [W:0.170 / U:1.540 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site