[PATCH v4 05/11] smack: extend capability functions and fix 2 checks

Casey Schaufler casey at schaufler-ca.com
Thu Oct 29 22:50:38 UTC 2015


On 10/14/2015 5:41 AM, Lukasz Pawelczyk wrote:
> This patch extends smack capability functions to a full list to those
> equivalent in the kernel
>
> has_ns_capability -> smack_has_ns_privilege
> has_capability    -> smack_has_privilege
> ns_capable        -> smack_ns_privileged
> capable           -> smack_privileged
>
> It also puts the smack related part to a common function:
> smack_capability_allowed()
>
> Those functions will be needed for capability checks in the upcoming
> Smack namespace patches.
>
> Additionally there were 2 smack capability checks that used generic
> capability functions instead of specific Smack ones effectively ignoring
> the onlycap rule. This has been fixed now with the introduction of those
> new functions.
>
> This has implications on the Smack namespace as well as the additional
> Smack checks in smack_capability_allowed() will be extended beyond the
> onlycap rule. Not using Smack specific checks in those 2 places could
> mean breaking the Smack label namespace separation.
>
> Signed-off-by: Lukasz Pawelczyk <l.pawelczyk at samsung.com>
> Reviewed-by: Casey Schaufler <casey at schaufler-ca.com>
> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serge.hallyn at canonical.com>

Acked-by: Casey Schaufler <casey at schaufler-ca.com>


> ---
>  security/smack/smack.h        |  5 ++++
>  security/smack/smack_access.c | 64 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
>  security/smack/smack_lsm.c    |  4 +--
>  3 files changed, 65 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/security/smack/smack.h b/security/smack/smack.h
> index fff0c61..ca8fb7c 100644
> --- a/security/smack/smack.h
> +++ b/security/smack/smack.h
> @@ -300,6 +300,11 @@ int smk_netlbl_mls(int, char *, struct netlbl_lsm_secattr *, int);
>  struct smack_known *smk_import_entry(const char *, int);
>  void smk_insert_entry(struct smack_known *skp);
>  struct smack_known *smk_find_entry(const char *);
> +int smack_has_ns_privilege(struct task_struct *task,
> +			   struct user_namespace *user_ns,
> +			   int cap);
> +int smack_has_privilege(struct task_struct *task, int cap);
> +int smack_ns_privileged(struct user_namespace *user_ns, int cap);
>  int smack_privileged(int cap);
>  
>  /*
> diff --git a/security/smack/smack_access.c b/security/smack/smack_access.c
> index bc1053f..72f848e 100644
> --- a/security/smack/smack_access.c
> +++ b/security/smack/smack_access.c
> @@ -629,14 +629,16 @@ LIST_HEAD(smack_onlycap_list);
>  DEFINE_MUTEX(smack_onlycap_lock);
>  
>  /*
> - * Is the task privileged and allowed to be privileged
> - * by the onlycap rule.
> + * Internal smack capability check complimentary to the
> + * set of kernel capable() and has_capability() functions
>   *
> - * Returns 1 if the task is allowed to be privileged, 0 if it's not.
> + * For a capability in smack related checks to be effective it needs to:
> + * - be allowed to be privileged by the onlycap rule.
> + * - be in the initial user ns
>   */
> -int smack_privileged(int cap)
> +static int smack_capability_allowed(struct smack_known *skp,
> +				    struct user_namespace *user_ns)
>  {
> -	struct smack_known *skp = smk_of_current();
>  	struct smack_onlycap *sop;
>  
>  	/*
> @@ -645,7 +647,7 @@ int smack_privileged(int cap)
>  	if (unlikely(current->flags & PF_KTHREAD))
>  		return 1;
>  
> -	if (!capable(cap))
> +	if (user_ns != &init_user_ns)
>  		return 0;
>  
>  	rcu_read_lock();
> @@ -664,3 +666,53 @@ int smack_privileged(int cap)
>  
>  	return 0;
>  }
> +
> +/*
> + * Is the task privileged in a namespace and allowed to be privileged
> + * by additional smack rules.
> + */
> +int smack_has_ns_privilege(struct task_struct *task,
> +			   struct user_namespace *user_ns,
> +			   int cap)
> +{
> +	struct smack_known *skp = smk_of_task_struct(task);
> +
> +	if (!has_ns_capability(task, user_ns, cap))
> +		return 0;
> +	if (smack_capability_allowed(skp, user_ns))
> +		return 1;
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +/*
> + * Is the task privileged and allowed to be privileged
> + * by additional smack rules.
> + */
> +int smack_has_privilege(struct task_struct *task, int cap)
> +{
> +	return smack_has_ns_privilege(task, &init_user_ns, cap);
> +}
> +
> +/*
> + * Is the current task privileged in a namespace and allowed to be privileged
> + * by additional smack rules.
> + */
> +int smack_ns_privileged(struct user_namespace *user_ns, int cap)
> +{
> +	struct smack_known *skp = smk_of_current();
> +
> +	if (!ns_capable(user_ns, cap))
> +		return 0;
> +	if (smack_capability_allowed(skp, user_ns))
> +		return 1;
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +/*
> + * Is the current task privileged and allowed to be privileged
> + * by additional smack rules.
> + */
> +int smack_privileged(int cap)
> +{
> +	return smack_ns_privileged(&init_user_ns, cap);
> +}
> diff --git a/security/smack/smack_lsm.c b/security/smack/smack_lsm.c
> index c439370..198d3d6 100644
> --- a/security/smack/smack_lsm.c
> +++ b/security/smack/smack_lsm.c
> @@ -413,7 +413,7 @@ static int smk_ptrace_rule_check(struct task_struct *tracer,
>  			rc = 0;
>  		else if (smack_ptrace_rule == SMACK_PTRACE_DRACONIAN)
>  			rc = -EACCES;
> -		else if (capable(CAP_SYS_PTRACE))
> +		else if (smack_has_privilege(tracer, CAP_SYS_PTRACE))
>  			rc = 0;
>  		else
>  			rc = -EACCES;
> @@ -1809,7 +1809,7 @@ static int smack_file_send_sigiotask(struct task_struct *tsk,
>  	skp = file->f_security;
>  	rc = smk_access(skp, tkp, MAY_WRITE, NULL);
>  	rc = smk_bu_note("sigiotask", skp, tkp, MAY_WRITE, rc);
> -	if (rc != 0 && has_capability(tsk, CAP_MAC_OVERRIDE))
> +	if (rc != 0 && smack_has_privilege(tsk, CAP_MAC_OVERRIDE))
>  		rc = 0;
>  
>  	smk_ad_init(&ad, __func__, LSM_AUDIT_DATA_TASK);



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