Re: [RFC][PATCH] Add LSM sysctl hook to 2.5.59

From: Christoph Hellwig (hchat_private)
Date: Sun Jan 19 2003 - 16:08:53 PST

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    On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 04:54:37PM -0500, Stephen D. Smalley wrote:
    > This patch adds a LSM sysctl hook for controlling access to
    > sysctl variables to 2.5.59, split out from the lsm-2.5 BitKeeper tree.
    > SELinux uses this hook to control such accesses in accordance with the
    > security policy configuration.
    I'm not very happy with this hook.  This means every single security
    module needs a list of all sensitive sysctl variables, i.e. we duplicate
    information in (possible a large number of) different places.
    What's the reason you can't just live with DAC for sysctls?
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