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Date:	Mon, 03 Nov 2008 16:27:24 -0500
From:	Eric Paris <eparis@...hat.com>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, selinux@...ho.nsa.gov,
	linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	sds@...ho.nsa.gov, jmorris@...ei.org, serue@...ibm.com,
	morgan@...nel.org, casey@...aufler-ca.com, esandeen@...hat.com
Subject: [PATCH -v2 2/3] vm: use new has_capability_noaudit

The oomkiller calculations make decisions based on capabilities.  Since
these are not security decisions and LSMs should not record if they fall
the request they should use the new has_capability_noaudit() interface so
the denials will not be recorded.

Signed-off-by: Eric Paris <eparis@...hat.com>
---

 mm/oom_kill.c |    6 +++---
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/mm/oom_kill.c b/mm/oom_kill.c
index 64e5b4b..34a458a 100644
--- a/mm/oom_kill.c
+++ b/mm/oom_kill.c
@@ -129,8 +129,8 @@ unsigned long badness(struct task_struct *p, unsigned long uptime)
 	 * Superuser processes are usually more important, so we make it
 	 * less likely that we kill those.
 	 */
-	if (has_capability(p, CAP_SYS_ADMIN) ||
-	    has_capability(p, CAP_SYS_RESOURCE))
+	if (has_capability_noaudit(p, CAP_SYS_ADMIN) ||
+	    has_capability_noaudit(p, CAP_SYS_RESOURCE))
 		points /= 4;
 
 	/*
@@ -139,7 +139,7 @@ unsigned long badness(struct task_struct *p, unsigned long uptime)
 	 * tend to only have this flag set on applications they think
 	 * of as important.
 	 */
-	if (has_capability(p, CAP_SYS_RAWIO))
+	if (has_capability_noaudit(p, CAP_SYS_RAWIO))
 		points /= 4;
 
 	/*

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