Re: [PATCH 2/3] CRED: Split the task security data and move partof it into struct cred
From: Stephen Smalley
Date: Wed Sep 26 2007 - 10:31:30 EST
On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 14:30 +0100, David Howells wrote:
> Stephen Smalley <sds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Precisely when to use one identity vs. the other though isn't always
> > clear, and the potential for accidental divergence is also a concern.
> What should auditing use in audit_filter_rules() when dealing with
> AUDIT_SUBJ_* cases? Should the SUBJ cases use the subjective SID and the
> AUDIT_OBJ_* cases use the objective SID? On the other hand AUDIT_OBJ_* cases
> don't seem to have anything to do with tasks.
As you say, I don't think AUDIT_OBJ_* has anything to do with tasks,
just object labels (like inode labels).
I think you likely want the actor SID / subject SID or whatever you want
to call it for AUDIT_SUBJ_*.
National Security Agency
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