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SubjectRe: [PATCH bpf-next v2 1/3] ima: Implement ima_inode_hash
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On 11/20/20 4:50 PM, KP Singh wrote:
> From: KP Singh <kpsingh@google.com>
>
> This is in preparation to add a helper for BPF LSM programs to use
> IMA hashes when attached to LSM hooks. There are LSM hooks like
> inode_unlink which do not have a struct file * argument and cannot
> use the existing ima_file_hash API.
>
> An inode based API is, therefore, useful in LSM based detections like an
> executable trying to delete itself which rely on the inode_unlink LSM
> hook.
>
> Moreover, the ima_file_hash function does nothing with the struct file
> pointer apart from calling file_inode on it and converting it to an
> inode.
>
> Signed-off-by: KP Singh <kpsingh@google.com>

Acked-by: Yonghong Song <yhs@fb.com>

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