Re: [PATCH v10 0/11] seccomp: add thread sync ability

From: Kees Cook
Date: Mon Jul 14 2014 - 16:34:47 EST

On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 12:04 PM, Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 10:55 AM, Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 9:49 AM, Oleg Nesterov <oleg@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On 07/10, Kees Cook wrote:
>>>> This adds the ability for threads to request seccomp filter
>>>> synchronization across their thread group (at filter attach time).
>>>> For example, for Chrome to make sure graphic driver threads are fully
>>>> confined after seccomp filters have been attached.
>>>> To support this, locking on seccomp changes via thread-group-shared
>>>> sighand lock is introduced, along with refactoring of no_new_privs. Races
>>>> with thread creation are handled via delayed duplication of the seccomp
>>>> task struct field and cred_guard_mutex.
>>>> This includes a new syscall (instead of adding a new prctl option),
>>>> as suggested by Andy Lutomirski and Michael Kerrisk.
>>> I do not not see any problems in this version,
>> Awesome! Thank you for all the reviews. :) If Andy and Michael are
>> happy with this too, I think this is in good shape. \o/
> I think I'm happy with it. Is it in git somewhere for easy perusal?
> I have a cold, so my reviewing ability is a bit off, but I want to
> take a look at the final version, and git is a little easier than
> email for this.

Yes, absolutely:

Thanks for looking it over, and I hope you feel better soon!


Kees Cook
Chrome OS Security
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