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Date:   Thu, 14 May 2020 12:43:45 +1000 (AEST)
From:   James Morris <jmorris@...ei.org>
To:     Jeremy Cline <jcline@...hat.com>
cc:     "Serge E . Hallyn" <serge@...lyn.com>,
        Matthew Garrett <matthewgarrett@...gle.com>,
        David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>,
        linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, "Frank Ch . Eigler" <fche@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] lockdown: Allow unprivileged users to see lockdown
 status

On Mon, 11 May 2020, Jeremy Cline wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 22, 2020 at 03:51:24AM +1100, James Morris wrote:
> > On Thu, 20 Feb 2020, Jeremy Cline wrote:
> > 
> > > A number of userspace tools, such as systemtap, need a way to see the
> > > current lockdown state so they can gracefully deal with the kernel being
> > > locked down. The state is already exposed in
> > > /sys/kernel/security/lockdown, but is only readable by root. Adjust the
> > > permissions so unprivileged users can read the state.
> > > 
> > > Fixes: 000d388ed3bb ("security: Add a static lockdown policy LSM")
> > > Cc: Frank Ch. Eigler <fche@...hat.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Jeremy Cline <jcline@...hat.com>
> > 
> > Looks fine to me, any objection from Matthew or others?
> > 
> 
> Can we take resounding silence as no objections?

Please resend and I'll apply it to my tree.

> 
> - Jeremy
> 
> > > ---
> > >  security/lockdown/lockdown.c | 2 +-
> > >  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > > 
> > > diff --git a/security/lockdown/lockdown.c b/security/lockdown/lockdown.c
> > > index 5a952617a0eb..87cbdc64d272 100644
> > > --- a/security/lockdown/lockdown.c
> > > +++ b/security/lockdown/lockdown.c
> > > @@ -150,7 +150,7 @@ static int __init lockdown_secfs_init(void)
> > >  {
> > >  	struct dentry *dentry;
> > >  
> > > -	dentry = securityfs_create_file("lockdown", 0600, NULL, NULL,
> > > +	dentry = securityfs_create_file("lockdown", 0644, NULL, NULL,
> > >  					&lockdown_ops);
> > >  	return PTR_ERR_OR_ZERO(dentry);
> > >  }
> > > 
> > 
> > -- 
> > James Morris
> > <jmorris@...ei.org>
> > 
> 

-- 
James Morris
<jmorris@...ei.org>

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