Re: [PATCH] linux 2.9.10-rc1: Fix oops in unix_dgram_sendmsg whenusing SELinux and SOCK_SEQPACKET

From: Stephen Smalley
Date: Mon Nov 15 2004 - 08:37:13 EST

On Sun, 2004-11-14 at 13:13, Ross Kendall Axe wrote:
> SOCK_SEQPACKET unix domain sockets causes an oops in the superfluous(?)
> call to security_unix_may_send in sock_dgram_sendmsg. This patch avoids
> making this call for SOCK_SEQPACKET sockets.

I'd prefer to track down the actual issue in the SELinux code and
correct it than just omit the security hook call entirely. Do you have
the Oops output and a trivial test case? Thanks.

Stephen Smalley <sds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
National Security Agency

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