Re: [PATCH] selinux: Assign proper class to PF_UNIX/SOCK_RAW sockets

From: Luis Ressel
Date: Wed Jun 21 2017 - 05:48:20 EST

On Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:43:38 -0400
Paul Moore <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Considering where we are at with respect to the merge window, let's
> shelve this for now and I'll merge it after the next merge window
> closes. In all likelihood I'll be sending selinux/next up to James
> later this week and I'd like this to sit in linux-next for longer than
> a few days.

That means the change will land in 4.14 at the earliest, right? (Just
out of curiosity.)

By the way, refpolicy only grants "socket" permissions to a handful of
domains, all of which also have the corresponding "unix_dgram_socket"
permissions. The fedora policy does the same (according to Stephen);
this only leaves custom policies to be potentially affected by this

Given that the SOCK_RAW->SOCK_DGRAM translation is obscure enough not to
be documented anywhere outside the kernel sources, I doubt there are
many users of it, anyway.

Luis Ressel