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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] CRED: Split the task security data and move part of it into struct cred

--- David Howells <> wrote:

> Stephen Smalley <> wrote:
> > Precisely when to use one identity vs. the other though isn't always
> > clear, and the potential for accidental divergence is also a concern.
> What should auditing use in audit_filter_rules() when dealing with
> AUDIT_SUBJ_* cases? Should the SUBJ cases use the subjective SID and the
> AUDIT_OBJ_* cases use the objective SID? On the other hand AUDIT_OBJ_* cases
> don't seem to have anything to do with tasks.

I believe that you'll need to audit both sets of credentials.
I think that for audit filtering you will need to have the ability
to filter on either. It's no different from the euid/ruid split.

Casey Schaufler
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