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Subject[PATCH V37 02/29] security: Add a "locked down" LSM hook
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Add a mechanism to allow LSMs to make a policy decision around whether
kernel functionality that would allow tampering with or examining the
runtime state of the kernel should be permitted.

Signed-off-by: Matthew Garrett <mjg59@google.com>
Acked-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Acked-by: Casey Schaufler <casey@schaufler-ca.com>
---
include/linux/lsm_hooks.h | 2 ++
include/linux/security.h | 32 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
security/security.c | 6 ++++++
3 files changed, 40 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h b/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h
index aebb0e032072..29c22cf40113 100644
--- a/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h
+++ b/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h
@@ -1807,6 +1807,7 @@ union security_list_options {
int (*bpf_prog_alloc_security)(struct bpf_prog_aux *aux);
void (*bpf_prog_free_security)(struct bpf_prog_aux *aux);
#endif /* CONFIG_BPF_SYSCALL */
+ int (*locked_down)(enum lockdown_reason what);
};

struct security_hook_heads {
@@ -2046,6 +2047,7 @@ struct security_hook_heads {
struct hlist_head bpf_prog_alloc_security;
struct hlist_head bpf_prog_free_security;
#endif /* CONFIG_BPF_SYSCALL */
+ struct hlist_head locked_down;
} __randomize_layout;

/*
diff --git a/include/linux/security.h b/include/linux/security.h
index 66a2fcbe6ab0..c2b1204e8e26 100644
--- a/include/linux/security.h
+++ b/include/linux/security.h
@@ -77,6 +77,33 @@ enum lsm_event {
LSM_POLICY_CHANGE,
};

+/*
+ * These are reasons that can be passed to the security_locked_down()
+ * LSM hook. Lockdown reasons that protect kernel integrity (ie, the
+ * ability for userland to modify kernel code) are placed before
+ * LOCKDOWN_INTEGRITY_MAX. Lockdown reasons that protect kernel
+ * confidentiality (ie, the ability for userland to extract
+ * information from the running kernel that would otherwise be
+ * restricted) are placed before LOCKDOWN_CONFIDENTIALITY_MAX.
+ *
+ * LSM authors should note that the semantics of any given lockdown
+ * reason are not guaranteed to be stable - the same reason may block
+ * one set of features in one kernel release, and a slightly different
+ * set of features in a later kernel release. LSMs that seek to expose
+ * lockdown policy at any level of granularity other than "none",
+ * "integrity" or "confidentiality" are responsible for either
+ * ensuring that they expose a consistent level of functionality to
+ * userland, or ensuring that userland is aware that this is
+ * potentially a moving target. It is easy to misuse this information
+ * in a way that could break userspace. Please be careful not to do
+ * so.
+ */
+enum lockdown_reason {
+ LOCKDOWN_NONE,
+ LOCKDOWN_INTEGRITY_MAX,
+ LOCKDOWN_CONFIDENTIALITY_MAX,
+};
+
/* These functions are in security/commoncap.c */
extern int cap_capable(const struct cred *cred, struct user_namespace *ns,
int cap, unsigned int opts);
@@ -393,6 +420,7 @@ void security_inode_invalidate_secctx(struct inode *inode);
int security_inode_notifysecctx(struct inode *inode, void *ctx, u32 ctxlen);
int security_inode_setsecctx(struct dentry *dentry, void *ctx, u32 ctxlen);
int security_inode_getsecctx(struct inode *inode, void **ctx, u32 *ctxlen);
+int security_locked_down(enum lockdown_reason what);
#else /* CONFIG_SECURITY */

static inline int call_blocking_lsm_notifier(enum lsm_event event, void *data)
@@ -1205,6 +1233,10 @@ static inline int security_inode_getsecctx(struct inode *inode, void **ctx, u32
{
return -EOPNOTSUPP;
}
+static inline int security_locked_down(enum lockdown_reason what)
+{
+ return 0;
+}
#endif /* CONFIG_SECURITY */

#ifdef CONFIG_SECURITY_NETWORK
diff --git a/security/security.c b/security/security.c
index 90f1e291c800..ce6c945bf347 100644
--- a/security/security.c
+++ b/security/security.c
@@ -2392,3 +2392,9 @@ void security_bpf_prog_free(struct bpf_prog_aux *aux)
call_void_hook(bpf_prog_free_security, aux);
}
#endif /* CONFIG_BPF_SYSCALL */
+
+int security_locked_down(enum lockdown_reason what)
+{
+ return call_int_hook(locked_down, 0, what);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(security_locked_down);
--
2.22.0.770.g0f2c4a37fd-goog
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