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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 0/2] Correct behavior for listxattr and 'trusted' xattrs
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On Wednesday 03 March 2010 14:02:58 Stephen Smalley wrote:
> Should it be using has_capability_noaudit() rather than capable() so
> that merely calling listxattr() on a file that happens to have trusted
> xattrs does not set PF_SUPERPRIV on the task and does not trigger an
> audit message?

Yes, makes sense. A version of has_capability_noaudit() without an explicit
task parameter, like security_capable(), would be better still.

Thanks,
Andreas


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