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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1 20/22] Move common usercopy into security_getpeersec_stream
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On 8/3/2018 2:10 AM, Piotr Sawicki wrote:
> On 07/16/2018 08:24 PM, Casey Schaufler wrote:
>> [PATCH 20/22] Move common usercopy into security_getpeersec_stream
>>
>> The modules implementing hook for getpeersec_stream
>> don't need to be duplicating the copy-to-user checks.
>> Moving the user copy part into the infrastructure makes
>> the security module code simpler and reduces the places
>> where user copy code may go awry.
> Hi,
>
> This change will break the API. Some clients may call getsockopt(..,SO_PEERSEC,..) twice. Firstly, to fetch the length. In that case xxx_socket_getpeersec_stream should return -ERANGE and set *optlen. Secondly, to retrieve a proper security label.

Nuts. You're correct. I will fix this in the next round.

>
> Please take a look at the implementation of the getClientSmackLabel() function in Cynara: https://review.tizen.org/gerrit/#/c/26888/6/src/helpers/creds-socket/creds-socket-inner.cpp
> Also there is an email thread about this socket option which tells us why it is made this way: "[RFC] SO_PEERSEC - security credentials for Unix stream sockets"
>
> http://lists.jammed.com/linux-security-module/2003/12/0029.html
>
> Regards,
> Piotr
>

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