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

Paul Moore paul at paul-moore.com
Mon Jul 10 22:25:15 UTC 2017

On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 3:04 PM, Paul Moore <paul at paul-moore.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 5:48 AM, Luis Ressel <aranea at aixah.de> wrote:
>> On Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:43:38 -0400
>> Paul Moore <paul at paul-moore.com> 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.)
> That's correct.  We are currently working towards a v4.12 release in
> Linus' tree, the upcoming merge window will be for v4.13, and things
> merged into selinux/next after that merge window will be for v4.14.
>> 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
>> change.
> While custom policies are definitely in the minority, we still need to
> do out best not to break them without warning.
>> 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.
> You very well may be right, I just felt that such a change requires
> more than a week in the selinux/next tree.
> Thank you for your patch, it's in the queue and I'll be merging it
> into the selinux/next branch in a few weeks.

With all of the SELinux things for v4.13 upstream, I went ahead and
merged this patch into selinux/next.

paul moore
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