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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 0/4] seccomp: Implement SECCOMP_RET_KILL_PROCESS action
On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 6:05 PM, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:
> This series is the result of Fabricio, Tyler, Will and I going around a
> few times on possible solutions for finding a way to enhance RET_KILL
> to kill the process group. There's a lot of ways this could be done,
> but I wanted something that felt cleanest. My sense of what constitutes
> "clean" has shifted a few times, and after continually running into
> weird corner cases, I decided to make changes to the seccomp action mask,
> which shouldn't be too invasive to userspace as it turns out. Everything
> else becomes much easier, especially after being able to use Tyler's
> new SECCOMP_GET_ACTION_AVAIL operation.
>
> This renames SECCOMP_RET_KILL to SECCOMP_RET_KILL_THREAD and adds
> SECCOMP_RET_KILL_PROCESS.

I just took a very quick look and I'm not seeing anything that would
cause any backwards compatibility issues for libseccomp. You could
try running the libseccomp tests against a patched kernel to make
sure; the README has all the info you need (pay special attention to
the "live" tests, although those are pretty meager at the moment).

--
paul moore
www.paul-moore.com

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