Re: Preview of changes to the Security susbystem for 2.6.36

From: Kees Cook
Date: Mon Aug 02 2010 - 02:32:45 EST

On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 12:18:46PM +1000, James Morris wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Jul 2010, James Morris wrote:
> > One issue which needs to be addressed is to confirm that there is
> > consensus on the new Yama LSM module. I had thought there was, based on
> > list discussion, but have since had differing feedback.
> I'm going to revert the Yama stuff for 2.6.36 -- Christoph has nacked it
> to me off-list.

Well, at least I'll have something for my summit presentation again.

On the other hand, it's rather hard for me to defend against a private NAK.
Care to describe the reasoning in public, Christoph?

James, will it stay in security-testing for .37 hopefully?


Kees Cook
Ubuntu Security Team
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