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Date:	Fri, 02 Mar 2007 11:23:47 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] NetLabel: Verify sensitivity level has a valid CIPSO

From: Paul Moore <>
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2007 11:12:12 -0500

> On Wednesday, February 28 2007 3:01:31 pm Paul Moore wrote:
> > The current CIPSO engine has a problem where it does not verify that the
> > given sensitivity level has a valid CIPSO mapping when the "std" CIPSO DOI
> > type is used.  The end result is that bad packets are sent on the wire
> > which should have never been sent in the first place.  This patch corrects
> > this problem by verifying the sensitivity level mapping similar to what is
> > done with the category mapping.  This patch also changes the returned error
> > code in this case to -EPERM to better match what the category mapping
> > verification code returns.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Paul Moore <>
> > ---
> >  net/ipv4/cipso_ipv4.c |    7 ++++---
> >  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> I probably should have been more clear in the original patch posting ... this 
> is a bugfix patch which I believe should go into 2.6.21 (as well as 
> the -stable tree, but I know they like to see it hit Linus' tree first).

I realize this and plan to apply the patch, I'm just backlogged
at the moment.
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