[REGRESSION] AppArmor module parameter layout changed with c5459b829b716

Kees Cook keescook at chromium.org
Mon Apr 8 15:02:51 UTC 2019

On Mon, Apr 8, 2019 at 12:21 AM David Rheinsberg
<david.rheinsberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> A recent commit changed how `/sys/module/apparmor/parameters/enabled`
> looks. It was "Y"/"N" before, now it is an integer. I *think* the
> commit that changed this was:

Oooh... the _output_ appears differently based on the type. Argh. Let
me work something up...

> commit c5459b829b716dafd226ad270f25c9a3050f7586
> Author: Kees Cook <keescook at chromium.org>
> Date:   Thu Sep 13 22:28:48 2018 -0700
>     LSM: Plumb visibility into optional "enabled" state
> I haven't recompiled with a revert, but changing the module-parameter
> type looks like the obvious culprit. I don't see how this change can
> be safe?
> This breaks the AppArmor detection of `dbus-broker`. Can the commit be reverted?

Thanks for catching this!

Kees Cook

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