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Date:   Fri, 22 Dec 2017 21:30:44 -0600
From:   "Serge E. Hallyn" <serge@...lyn.com>
To:     Dongsu Park <dongsu@...volk.io>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        containers@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
        Alban Crequy <alban@...volk.io>,
        "Eric W . Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>,
        Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@...hat.com>,
        Seth Forshee <seth.forshee@...onical.com>,
        Sargun Dhillon <sargun@...gun.me>,
        linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
        Alexander Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
        Serge Hallyn <serge@...lyn.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 05/11] fs: Allow superblock owner to access
 do_remount_sb()

On Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 03:32:29PM +0100, Dongsu Park wrote:
> From: Seth Forshee <seth.forshee@...onical.com>
> 
> Superblock level remounts are currently restricted to global
> CAP_SYS_ADMIN, as is the path for changing the root mount to
> read only on umount. Loosen both of these permission checks to
> also allow CAP_SYS_ADMIN in any namespace which is privileged
> towards the userns which originally mounted the filesystem.
> 
> Patch v4 is available: https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/8944631/
> 
> Cc: linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
> Cc: Alexander Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>
> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>
> Cc: Serge Hallyn <serge@...lyn.com>

Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serge@...lyn.com>

> Signed-off-by: Seth Forshee <seth.forshee@...onical.com>
> Signed-off-by: Dongsu Park <dongsu@...volk.io>
> ---
>  fs/namespace.c | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/fs/namespace.c b/fs/namespace.c
> index e158ec6b..830040d7 100644
> --- a/fs/namespace.c
> +++ b/fs/namespace.c
> @@ -1589,7 +1589,7 @@ static int do_umount(struct mount *mnt, int flags)
>  		 * Special case for "unmounting" root ...
>  		 * we just try to remount it readonly.
>  		 */
> -		if (!capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
> +		if (!ns_capable(sb->s_user_ns, CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
>  			return -EPERM;
>  		down_write(&sb->s_umount);
>  		if (!sb_rdonly(sb))
> @@ -2327,7 +2327,7 @@ static int do_remount(struct path *path, int ms_flags, int sb_flags,
>  	down_write(&sb->s_umount);
>  	if (ms_flags & MS_BIND)
>  		err = change_mount_flags(path->mnt, ms_flags);
> -	else if (!capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
> +	else if (!ns_capable(sb->s_user_ns, CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
>  		err = -EPERM;
>  	else
>  		err = do_remount_sb(sb, sb_flags, data, 0);
> -- 
> 2.13.6

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