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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 17/17] ima: Setup securityfs for IMA namespace
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On 12/15/21 16:31, Mimi Zohar wrote:
> Hi Stefan, James,
>
> On Fri, 2021-12-10 at 14:47 -0500, Stefan Berger wrote:
>> Setup securityfs with symlinks, directories, and files for IMA
>> namespacing support. The same directory structure that IMA uses on the
>> host is also created for the namespacing case.
>>
>> The securityfs file and directory ownerships cannot be set when the
>> IMA namespace is initialized. Therefore, delay the setup of the file
>> system to a later point when securityfs is in securityfs_fill_super.
>>
>> This filesystem can now be mounted as follows:
>>
>> mount -t securityfs /sys/kernel/security/ /sys/kernel/security/
>>
>> The following directories, symlinks, and files are then available.
>>
>> $ ls -l sys/kernel/security/
>> total 0
>> lr--r--r--. 1 root root 0 Dec 2 00:18 ima -> integrity/ima
>> drwxr-xr-x. 3 root root 0 Dec 2 00:18 integrity
> The ima symlink was introduced for backwards compatibilty. Refer to
> commit 0c343af8065b ("integrity: Add an integrity directory in
> securityfs"). The symlink shouldn't need to be supported in IMA
> namespace.

That's backwards compatibility for applications and scripts. If we want
to have these running unmodified inside IMA namespaces I think it's
better to keep the symbolic link and not treat the IMA namespaces any
different than the host.

   Stefan

>
> thanks,
>
> Mimi
>
>> $ ls -l sys/kernel/security/ima/
>> total 0
>> -r--r-----. 1 root root 0 Dec 2 00:18 ascii_runtime_measurements
>> -r--r-----. 1 root root 0 Dec 2 00:18 binary_runtime_measurements
>> -rw-------. 1 root root 0 Dec 2 00:18 policy
>> -r--r-----. 1 root root 0 Dec 2 00:18 runtime_measurements_count
>> -r--r-----. 1 root root 0 Dec 2 00:18 violations
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Stefan Berger <stefanb@linux.ibm.com>
>> Signed-off-by: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com>

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