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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] KEYS: Make the keyring quotas controllable through /proc/sys
On Thu, 13 Mar 2008 19:14:42 +0000
David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> wrote:

> Make the keyring quotas controllable through /proc/sys files:
>
> (*) /proc/sys/kernel/keys/root_maxkeys
> /proc/sys/kernel/keys/root_maxbytes
>
> Maximum number of keys that root may have and the maximum total number of
> bytes of data that root may have stored in those keys.
>
> (*) /proc/sys/kernel/keys/maxkeys
> /proc/sys/kernel/keys/maxbytes
>
> Maximum number of keys that each non-root user may have and the maximum
> total number of bytes of data that each of those users may have stored in
> their keys.
>
> Also increase the quotas as a number of people have been complaining that it's
> not big enough. I'm not sure that it's big enough now either, but on the
> other hand, it can now be set in /etc/sysctl.conf.
>
> Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
> ---
>
> include/linux/key.h | 5 +++++
> kernel/sysctl.c | 9 +++++++++
> security/keys/Makefile | 1 +
> security/keys/internal.h | 14 ++++++++++----
> security/keys/key.c | 23 ++++++++++++++++++-----
> security/keys/keyctl.c | 12 +++++++++---
> security/keys/proc.c | 9 ++++++---
> 7 files changed, 58 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)

Documentation/keys.txt needs an update?


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