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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7 v22] LSM: Multiple concurrent LSMs
On 5/8/2015 4:21 AM, Mimi Zohar wrote:
> On Thu, 2015-05-07 at 13:36 -0700, Casey Schaufler wrote:
>> On 5/7/2015 1:23 PM, Stephen Smalley wrote:
>>> On 05/07/2015 04:22 PM, Mimi Zohar wrote:
>>>> On Thu, 2015-05-07 at 14:07 -0400, Paul Moore wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 10:47 AM, Casey Schaufler <> wrote:
>>>>>> On 5/7/2015 4:37 AM, James Morris wrote:
>>>>>>> On Sat, 2 May 2015, Casey Schaufler wrote:
>>>>>>>> Subject: [PATCH 0/7 v22] LSM: Multiple concurrent LSMs
>>>>>>> Please add all of the Acked-by etc. from the patch review process.
>>>>>> For v21 I had Acks from:
>>>>>> John Johansen <>
>>>>>> Tetsuo Handa <>
>>>>>> Stephen Smalley <> (after patch 8/7)
>>>>>> Kees Cook <>
>>>>>> Would you check out v22 and supply (or not) your Acks?
>>>>>> Eric, Paul, it would be reassuring if you'd chime in as well.
>>>>> Kubernetes has swallowed Eric whole I'm afraid, I don't think you want
>>>>> to wait on him to review these patches.
>>>>> However, it is a bit ridiculous that I haven't had time to seriously
>>>>> review these patches yet; I promise to take a look and send my
>>>>> comments/ACKs before my head hits the pillow tonight.
>>>> Seems to be working with SELinux, EVM and IMA enabled. I haven't tried
>>>> enabling an additional LSM. Casey, do you have an additional LSM for
>>>> testing?
>>> I've tested SELinux+Yama.
>> The deepest "stack" you can have today is Capability+Yama+YourChoice.
>> You always get Capability, so you really only get to choose if you stack
>> Yama with something else. That's not more depth than you had before, but
>> the special case coding for Capability and Yama is replaced to the general
>> scheme.
> Nice cleanup! I assume this will pave the way for other small, builtin
> LSMs. :)
> I'm now running with Yama as well. While enabling Yama, I noticed a
> very minor issue with security/Kconfig. It permits defining Yama as the
> default LSM when it is stacked.

You don't get Yama called twice in that case, which would be
the primary concern. I have maintained the existing behavior,
I think. The Yama special case stacking will go away when the
general LSM list specification mechanism ("yama,apparmor") comes
in. That ought to be in the next round.

> Mimi
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