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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 3/3a] ptrace: add _ptrace_may_access()
* Ingo Molnar (mingo@elte.hu) wrote:
> * Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> wrote:
> > Agreed, but what about security_operations->ptrace_may_access ?
> > It has the same (bad) name, but returns the error code or 0 on
> > success.
>
> Bad code should generally be fixed, or in exceptional circumstances
> it can tolerated if it's pre-existing bad code, but it should never
> be propagated. It has not spread _that_ widely yet, and is isolated
> to the security subsystem:

And the security hooks tend to all follow the 0 success -ve ERR on error.


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