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SubjectRe: [RFC] FUSE permission modell (Was: fuse review bits)
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> Likely because its a chroot vulnerability.
>
> It allows a process to obtain a reference to the root vfsmount that
> doesn't have chroot checks performed on it.
>
> Consider the following pseudo example:
>
[...]
>
> if main is run within a chroot where it's "/" is on the same vfsmount as
> it's "..", then the application can step out of the chroot using clone(2).
>
> Note: using chdir in a vfsmount outside of your namespace works, however
> you won't be able to walk off that vfsmount (to its parent or children).

How about fixing fchdir, so it checks whether you gone outside the
tree under current->fs->rootmnt? Should be fairly easy to do.

Miklos
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