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SubjectRe: [PATCH ghak111 V1] audit: deliver siginfo regarless of syscall
On 2019-04-18 11:37, Paul Moore wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 18, 2019 at 11:16 AM Richard Guy Briggs <rgb@redhat.com> wrote:
> > On 2019-04-18 10:59, Paul Moore wrote:
> > > On Mon, Apr 8, 2019 at 11:53 PM Richard Guy Briggs <rgb@redhat.com> wrote:
> > > > When a process signals the audit daemon (shutdown, rotate, resume,
> > > > reconfig) but syscall auditing is not enabled, we still want to know the
> > > > identity of the process sending the signal to the audit daemon.
> > > >
> > > > Move audit_signal_info() out of syscall auditing to general auditing but
> > > > create a new function audit_signal_info_syscall() to take care of the
> > > > syscall dependent parts for when syscall auditing is enabled.
> > > >
> > > > Please see the github kernel audit issue
> > > > https://github.com/linux-audit/audit-kernel/issues/111
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Richard Guy Briggs <rgb@redhat.com>
> > > > ---
> > > > include/linux/audit.h | 6 ++++++
> > > > kernel/audit.c | 27 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > > kernel/audit.h | 4 ++--
> > > > kernel/auditsc.c | 19 +++----------------
> > > > kernel/signal.c | 2 +-
> > > > 5 files changed, 39 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > ...
> > >
> > > > diff --git a/include/linux/audit.h b/include/linux/audit.h
> > > > index 1e69d9fe16da..4a22fc3f824f 100644
> > > > --- a/include/linux/audit.h
> > > > +++ b/include/linux/audit.h
> > > > @@ -226,6 +229,9 @@ static inline unsigned int audit_get_sessionid(struct task_struct *tsk)
> > > > }
> > > >
> > > > #define audit_enabled AUDIT_OFF
> > > > +
> > > > +#define audit_signal_info(s, t) AUDIT_OFF
> > > > +
> > >
> > > Should this be AUDIT_DISABLED to preserve the current value/behavior?
> > > Technically they should both have a value of zero right now, but since
> > > the AUDIT_DISABLED value isn't explicit it seems safer to go with
> > > AUDIT_DISABLED.
> >
> > I did that first, but that symbol was not available when one or both of
> > CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL or CONFIG_AUDIT was off, so I had to change it to
> > AUDIT_OFF. I followed the logic to confirm that is what was intended by
> > the original code.
> >
> > When auidit is off, we want to just return zero so it gets skipped
> > rather than throwing an error.
>
> I understand the desire to return zero in that case, I'm not arguing
> against that, I'm just not really in love with how these are defined
> when CONFIG_AUDIT isn't. Part of it is the AUDIT_DISABLED/AUDIT_OFF
> change, part of it is the function being defined as a cpp macro
> instead of a dummy function (this of course predates your change).
> Based on other comments in this thread it looks like you're looking
> into a few things and will likely be respinning this patch, since that
> is the case, I would prefer if you changed this to just using simply
> "0" as opposed to AUDIT_OFF.
>
> If you really want to make me happy about this patch, you would also
> change this to a dummy function instead of a cpp macro. This is a
> style nit, and isn't strictly necessary, but I would appreciate it :)

In fact, I'd started with a dummy function, then changed it to match the
style of the rest of the file when I got a pile of unused function
complaints from all over the kernel... I'll see what I can do to go
back to the dummy function.

> > > > diff --git a/kernel/audit.h b/kernel/audit.h
> > > > index 958d5b8fc1b3..18a8ae812e9f 100644
> > > > --- a/kernel/audit.h
> > > > +++ b/kernel/audit.h
> > > > @@ -299,7 +299,7 @@ extern bool audit_tree_match(struct audit_chunk *chunk,
> > > > extern void audit_put_tree(struct audit_tree *tree);
> > > > extern void audit_kill_trees(struct audit_context *context);
> > > >
> > > > -extern int audit_signal_info(int sig, struct task_struct *t);
> > > > +extern int audit_signal_info_syscall(struct task_struct *t);
> > > > extern void audit_filter_inodes(struct task_struct *tsk,
> > > > struct audit_context *ctx);
> > > > extern struct list_head *audit_killed_trees(void);
> > > > @@ -330,7 +330,7 @@ extern void audit_filter_inodes(struct task_struct *tsk,
> > > > #define audit_tree_path(rule) "" /* never called */
> > > > #define audit_kill_trees(context) BUG()
> > > >
> > > > -#define audit_signal_info(s, t) AUDIT_DISABLED
> > > > +#define audit_signal_info_syscall(t) AUDIT_OFF
> > >
> > > Similar as above.
>
> --
> paul moore
> www.paul-moore.com

- RGB

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