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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] net: don't allow CAP_NET_ADMIN to load non-netdev kernel modules
On Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 12:39 -0700, Jake Edge wrote:
> > @@ -1765,4 +1765,4 @@ module_exit(ipgre_fini);
> > MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
> > MODULE_ALIAS_RTNL_LINK("gre");
> > MODULE_ALIAS_RTNL_LINK("gretap");
> > -MODULE_ALIAS("gre0");
> > +MODULE_ALIAS_NETDEV("gre0");
>
> that is, instead of replacing MODULE_ALIAS("gre0") with the NETDEV
> version, don't you want both for backward compatibility?

The networking script will run with CAP_NET_ADMIN, this would request
netdev-gre0 and load ip_gre.

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Vasiliy Kulikov
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