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Subject[PATCH 1/2] security: create task_free security callback
The current LSM interface to cred_free is not sufficient for allowing
an LSM to track the life and death of a task. This patch adds the
task_free hook so that an LSM can clean up resources on task death.

Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <kees.cook@canonical.com>
---
include/linux/security.h | 8 ++++++++
kernel/fork.c | 1 +
security/capability.c | 4 ++++
security/security.c | 5 +++++
4 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
diff --git a/include/linux/security.h b/include/linux/security.h
index 723a93d..8007495 100644
--- a/include/linux/security.h
+++ b/include/linux/security.h
@@ -637,6 +637,9 @@ static inline void security_free_mnt_opts(struct security_mnt_opts *opts)
* manual page for definitions of the @clone_flags.
* @clone_flags contains the flags indicating what should be shared.
* Return 0 if permission is granted.
+ * @task_free:
+ * @task task being freed
+ * Handle release of task-related resources.
* @cred_alloc_blank:
* @cred points to the credentials.
* @gfp indicates the atomicity of any memory allocations.
@@ -1481,6 +1484,7 @@ struct security_operations {
int (*dentry_open) (struct file *file, const struct cred *cred);

int (*task_create) (unsigned long clone_flags);
+ void (*task_free) (struct task_struct *task);
int (*cred_alloc_blank) (struct cred *cred, gfp_t gfp);
void (*cred_free) (struct cred *cred);
int (*cred_prepare)(struct cred *new, const struct cred *old,
@@ -1732,6 +1736,7 @@ int security_file_send_sigiotask(struct task_struct *tsk,
int security_file_receive(struct file *file);
int security_dentry_open(struct file *file, const struct cred *cred);
int security_task_create(unsigned long clone_flags);
+void security_task_free(struct task_struct *task);
int security_cred_alloc_blank(struct cred *cred, gfp_t gfp);
void security_cred_free(struct cred *cred);
int security_prepare_creds(struct cred *new, const struct cred *old, gfp_t gfp);
@@ -2232,6 +2237,9 @@ static inline int security_task_create(unsigned long clone_flags)
return 0;
}

+static inline int security_task_free(struct task_struct *task)
+{ }
+
static inline int security_cred_alloc_blank(struct cred *cred, gfp_t gfp)
{
return 0;
diff --git a/kernel/fork.c b/kernel/fork.c
index b6cce14..7fbc5e3 100644
--- a/kernel/fork.c
+++ b/kernel/fork.c
@@ -183,6 +183,7 @@ void __put_task_struct(struct task_struct *tsk)
WARN_ON(atomic_read(&tsk->usage));
WARN_ON(tsk == current);

+ security_task_free(tsk);
exit_creds(tsk);
delayacct_tsk_free(tsk);
put_signal_struct(tsk->signal);
diff --git a/security/capability.c b/security/capability.c
index 4aeb699..3649d4b 100644
--- a/security/capability.c
+++ b/security/capability.c
@@ -353,6 +353,9 @@ static int cap_task_create(unsigned long clone_flags)
return 0;
}

+static void cap_task_free(struct task_struct *task)
+{ }
+
static int cap_cred_alloc_blank(struct cred *cred, gfp_t gfp)
{
return 0;
@@ -936,6 +939,7 @@ void __init security_fixup_ops(struct security_operations *ops)
set_to_cap_if_null(ops, file_receive);
set_to_cap_if_null(ops, dentry_open);
set_to_cap_if_null(ops, task_create);
+ set_to_cap_if_null(ops, task_free);
set_to_cap_if_null(ops, cred_alloc_blank);
set_to_cap_if_null(ops, cred_free);
set_to_cap_if_null(ops, cred_prepare);
diff --git a/security/security.c b/security/security.c
index e8c87b8..103c35f 100644
--- a/security/security.c
+++ b/security/security.c
@@ -691,6 +691,11 @@ int security_task_create(unsigned long clone_flags)
return security_ops->task_create(clone_flags);
}

+void security_task_free(struct task_struct *task)
+{
+ security_ops->task_free(task);
+}
+
int security_cred_alloc_blank(struct cred *cred, gfp_t gfp)
{
return security_ops->cred_alloc_blank(cred, gfp);
--
1.7.1

--
Kees Cook
Ubuntu Security Team


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