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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 12/19] CacheFiles: Permit a process's create SID to be overridden
    On Mon, 20 Nov 2006, Stephen Smalley wrote:

    > > The ability to set this needs to be mediated via MAC policy.
    > >
    > > See selinux_setprocattr()
    > That's different - selinux_set_fscreate_secid() is for internal use by a
    > kernel module that wishes to temporarily assume a particular fscreate
    > SID, whereas selinux_setprocattr() handles userspace writes
    > to /proc/self/attr nodes. Imposing a permission check here makes no
    > sense.

    Well, the hook is exported generally to the kernel, so we need to
    ensure that it is documented with a big warning. The name of the hook
    should perhaps make it more obvious, like set_internal_ or so.

    - James
    James Morris
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