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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/12] pid: get ppid pid_t of task in init_pid_ns safely
On Tue, Sep 03, 2013 at 02:31:59PM -0400, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 01:37:09PM -0700, John Johansen wrote:
> > On 08/30/2013 12:56 PM, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> > > On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 07:21:55PM +0200, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> > >> On 08/20, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> > > Most of the instances are current, but the one called from apparmour is
> > > stored. I've just learned that this is bad and someone else just chimed
> > > in that they have a patch to remove it...
> >
> > the apparmor case isn't actually stored long term. The stored task will be
> > a parameter that was passed into an lsm hook and the buffer that it is
> > stored in dies before the hook is done. Its temporarily stored in the
> > struct so that it can be passed into the lsm_audit fn, and printed into an
> > allocated audit buffer. The text version in the audit buffer is what will
> > exist beyond the hook.
> >
> > There are three patches, I'll reply them below once I have finished rebasing
> > them to apply to the current tree instead of my dev tree.
>
> John, thanks for this context and fix. That helps simplify things.

John, What's the status of this set of 3 patches? I don't see them
upstream.

> - RGB

- RGB

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