aboutsummaryrefslogtreecommitdiffstats
path: root/kernel
diff options
context:
space:
mode:
authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-08-15 15:32:13 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-08-15 15:32:13 -0700
commit71ef2a46fce43042a60d7ccbf55ecbd789c03c2e (patch)
tree247c3e25958ff362b8a7b5b735a1e7d2ef6842c7 /kernel
parentd121db94eb50b29a202b5f6a8671cbebdf2c4142 (diff)
parent5cd9c58fbe9ec92b45b27e131719af4f2bd9eb40 (diff)
Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jmorris/security-testing-2.6
* 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jmorris/security-testing-2.6: security: Fix setting of PF_SUPERPRIV by __capable()
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel')
-rw-r--r--kernel/capability.c21
-rw-r--r--kernel/ptrace.c5
2 files changed, 15 insertions, 11 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/capability.c b/kernel/capability.c
index 0101e847603e..33e51e78c2d8 100644
--- a/kernel/capability.c
+++ b/kernel/capability.c
@@ -486,17 +486,22 @@ asmlinkage long sys_capset(cap_user_header_t header, const cap_user_data_t data)
return ret;
}
-int __capable(struct task_struct *t, int cap)
+/**
+ * capable - Determine if the current task has a superior capability in effect
+ * @cap: The capability to be tested for
+ *
+ * Return true if the current task has the given superior capability currently
+ * available for use, false if not.
+ *
+ * This sets PF_SUPERPRIV on the task if the capability is available on the
+ * assumption that it's about to be used.
+ */
+int capable(int cap)
{
- if (security_capable(t, cap) == 0) {
- t->flags |= PF_SUPERPRIV;
+ if (has_capability(current, cap)) {
+ current->flags |= PF_SUPERPRIV;
return 1;
}
return 0;
}
-
-int capable(int cap)
-{
- return __capable(current, cap);
-}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(capable);
diff --git a/kernel/ptrace.c b/kernel/ptrace.c
index 082b3fcb32a0..356699a96d56 100644
--- a/kernel/ptrace.c
+++ b/kernel/ptrace.c
@@ -140,7 +140,7 @@ int __ptrace_may_access(struct task_struct *task, unsigned int mode)
if (!dumpable && !capable(CAP_SYS_PTRACE))
return -EPERM;
- return security_ptrace(current, task, mode);
+ return security_ptrace_may_access(task, mode);
}
bool ptrace_may_access(struct task_struct *task, unsigned int mode)
@@ -499,8 +499,7 @@ repeat:
goto repeat;
}
- ret = security_ptrace(current->parent, current,
- PTRACE_MODE_ATTACH);
+ ret = security_ptrace_traceme(current->parent);
/*
* Set the ptrace bit in the process ptrace flags.

Privacy Policy