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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 0/3] security: Yama LSM
On Wed, 26 Oct 2011, Kees Cook wrote:

> As discussed at the Linux Security Summit, I'm resubmitting this
> code. As an LSM, it has coherent policy around expanding specific DAC
> behaviors. There is no need for it to be a full-blown MAC, since it is
> not intended to be one, but rather to be a simplified expansion to DAC,
> with system-wide knobs. See the specific patches for details...

In principle, Yama can be merged, however there are features with
unresolved upstream naks:

- Handling symlinks in sticky directories
- The ptrace tracker

These still need to be resolved.

James Morris

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