lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Sat, 1 Aug 2020 20:48:10 -0700
From:   Alexei Starovoitov <>
To:     Andrii Nakryiko <>
Cc:     bpf <>,
        Network Development <>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <>,
        Daniel Borkmann <>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <>,
        Kernel Team <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 bpf-next 0/5] BPF link force-detach support

On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 11:29 AM Andrii Nakryiko <> wrote:
> This patch set adds new BPF link operation, LINK_DETACH, allowing processes
> with BPF link FD to force-detach it from respective BPF hook, similarly how
> BPF link is auto-detached when such BPF hook (e.g., cgroup, net_device, netns,
> etc) is removed. This facility allows admin to forcefully undo BPF link
> attachment, while process that created BPF link in the first place is left
> intact.
> Once force-detached, BPF link stays valid in the kernel as long as there is at
> least one FD open against it. It goes into defunct state, just like
> auto-detached BPF link.
> bpftool also got `link detach` command to allow triggering this in
> non-programmatic fashion.
> v1->v2:
> - improve error reporting in `bpftool link detach` (Song).

Applied. Thanks

Powered by blists - more mailing lists