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SubjectRe: [kernel-hardening] [PATCH v4 next 0/3] modules: automatic module loading restrictions
Hi Djalal,

Thank you for your work on this!

On Mon, May 22, 2017 at 01:57:03PM +0200, Djalal Harouni wrote:
> *) When modules_autoload_mode is set to (2), automatic module loading is
> disabled for all. Once set, this value can not be changed.

What purpose does this securelevel-like property ("Once set, this value
can not be changed.") serve here? I think this mode 2 is needed, but
without this extra property, which is bypassable by e.g. explicitly
loaded kernel modules anyway (and that's OK).

I'm sorry if this has been discussed before.


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