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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ksys_mount: check for permissions before resource allocation

> On Jun 5, 2018, at 4:28 PM, David Sterba <> wrote:
>> BTW, sys_umount() has this check in the right place - before doing anything.
>> So, why not to have the same logic for mount/umount?
> What if the check is not equivalent to the one done later? may_mount
> needs namespace, it will be available at umount time but not necessarily
> during mount due to the security hooks.

Might be the issue, you’re right. I can’t tell it for sure as I’m not so
familiar with linux/fs code.

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