[PATCH v3 00/25] user_namespace: introduce fsid mappings
tycho at tycho.ws
Wed Feb 19 21:56:23 UTC 2020
On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 03:48:37PM -0600, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 01:35:58PM -0600, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 03:33:46PM +0100, Christian Brauner wrote:
> > > With fsid mappings we can solve this by writing an id mapping of 0
> > > 100000 100000 and an fsid mapping of 0 300000 100000. On filesystem
> > > access the kernel will now lookup the mapping for 300000 in the fsid
> > > mapping tables of the user namespace. And since such a mapping exists,
> > > the corresponding files will have correct ownership.
> > So if I have
> > /proc/self/uid_map: 0 100000 100000
> > /proc/self/fsid_map: 1000 1000 1
> Oh, sorry. Your explanation in 20/25 i think set me straight, though I need
> to think through a few more examples.
> > 3. If I create a new file, as nsuid 1000, what will be the inode owning kuid?
> (Note - I edited the quoted txt above to be more precise)
> I'm still not quite clear on this. I believe the fsid mapping will take
> precedence so it'll be uid 1000 ? Per mount behavior would be nice there,
> but perhaps unwieldy.
The is_userns_visible() bits seems to be an attempt at understanding
what people would want per-mount, with a policy hard coded in the
But maybe per-mount behavior can be solved more elegantly with shifted
bind mounts, so we can drop all that from this series, and ignore
per-mount settings here?
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