Re: [RFC][PATCH 2/6] sysvmsg: containerize

From: Chris Wright
Date: Mon Mar 20 2006 - 14:31:58 EST

* Eric W. Biederman (ebiederm@xxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> Chris Wright <chrisw@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > The /proc interface is registering with &context->ids of init_task. So,
> > all other contexts using that interface will be looking at the wrong
> > info, AFAICT.
> We need to make this per process in /proc to get it right.
> So /proc/sysvipc becomes a symlink to /proc/<pid>/sysvipc.

That, and any considerations for context access to protect against
reading /proc/pid/sysvipc/* (assuming you can share pid namespace,
while not sharing sysvipc context).

> > As you can tell my concerns are in resource consumption. If a user can
> > create contexts which it can hide from sysadmin, and they aren't subject
> > to sysadmin mandated resource limits, it's effectively a leak, esp. since
> > these resources don't die with exit(2).
> I haven't spotted it yet in Dave's series but this is something that should
> happen when all of the tasks using the ipc_context in this case exit.

Making it look like an 'init 0' from the P.O.V. of that ipc_context, WFM.
Seems the context needs to have context limits so any privileged process
in the context is still subject to the top-level administered limits.

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