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SubjectRe: [PATCH v24 08/12] landlock: Add syscall implementations
On Thu, Nov 12, 2020 at 9:52 PM Mickaël Salaün <mic@digikod.net> wrote:
> These 3 system calls are designed to be used by unprivileged processes
> to sandbox themselves:
> * landlock_create_ruleset(2): Creates a ruleset and returns its file
> descriptor.
> * landlock_add_rule(2): Adds a rule (e.g. file hierarchy access) to a
> ruleset, identified by the dedicated file descriptor.
> * landlock_enforce_ruleset_current(2): Enforces a ruleset on the current
> thread and its future children (similar to seccomp). This syscall has
> the same usage restrictions as seccomp(2): the caller must have the
> no_new_privs attribute set or have CAP_SYS_ADMIN in the current user
> namespace.
>
> All these syscalls have a "flags" argument (not currently used) to
> enable extensibility.
>
> Here are the motivations for these new syscalls:
> * A sandboxed process may not have access to file systems, including
> /dev, /sys or /proc, but it should still be able to add more
> restrictions to itself.
> * Neither prctl(2) nor seccomp(2) (which was used in a previous version)
> fit well with the current definition of a Landlock security policy.
>
> All passed structs (attributes) are checked at build time to ensure that
> they don't contain holes and that they are aligned the same way for each
> architecture.
>
> See the user and kernel documentation for more details (provided by a
> following commit):
> * Documentation/userspace-api/landlock.rst
> * Documentation/security/landlock.rst
>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> Cc: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
> Cc: Jann Horn <jannh@google.com>
> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> Cc: Serge E. Hallyn <serge@hallyn.com>
> Signed-off-by: Mickaël Salaün <mic@linux.microsoft.com>

Reviewed-by: Jann Horn <jannh@google.com>

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