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Date:   Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:27:03 -0700
From:   Tycho Andersen <tycho@...ho.ws>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     shuah <shuah@...nel.org>, James Morris <jmorris@...ei.org>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "open list:KERNEL SELFTEST FRAMEWORK" 
        <linux-kselftest@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Linux 5.0-rc2 seccomp_bpf user_notification_basic test hangs

On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 08:12:50AM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 5:26 PM shuah <shuah@...nel.org> wrote:
> > I am running Linux 5.0-rc2 and not an older kernel.
> 
> Weird. I couldn't reproduce this on 5.0-rc2, but I did see it on a
> kernel without seccomp user_notif. Does the patch I sent fix it for
> you? (And if so, can you take it in your tree?)

I can reproduce it; you have to run it as non-root. I think your patch
is necessary to get it to at least fail. The question is: what should
we do about these tests that require real root? Skip them if we're not
real-root, I guess?

Tycho

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