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SubjectRe: [PATCH] System Wide Capability Bounding Set
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On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 9:55 PM, Eric Paris <eparis@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> Below is what I'm working on.  I've asked dhowells to review the creds
> code, since commit_creds() does not take const.  Maybe that's just an
> oversight.  Basically I've exposed two new sysctls.
>
> /proc/sys/kernel/usermodehelper/bset
> /proc/sys/kernel/usermodehelper/inheritable
>
> You must have CAP_SYS_MODULE to change these (changes are &= ONLY).
> When the kernel launches a usermodehelper it will do so with these as
> the bset and pI.  I haven't attempted securebits and uid (since I didn't
> really need them I don't think)  But will if anyone can think of a use
> case.
>
> Is this what you were thinking?


Anything? Problems with this patch/approach?

-Eric
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