[PATCH ghak109 V2] audit: link integrity evm_write_xattrs record to syscall event

Paul Moore paul at paul-moore.com
Tue Mar 26 23:58:04 UTC 2019

On Tue, Mar 26, 2019 at 4:40 PM Mimi Zohar <zohar at linux.ibm.com> wrote:
> Hi Richard, Paul,
> On Tue, 2019-03-26 at 14:49 -0400, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> > In commit fa516b66a1bf ("EVM: Allow runtime modification of the set of
> > verified xattrs"), the call to audit_log_start() is missing a context to
> > link it to an audit event. Since this event is in user context, add
> > the process' syscall context to the record.
> >
> > In addition, the orphaned keyword "locked" appears in the record.
> > Normalize this by changing it to logging the locking string "." as any
> > other user input in the "xattr=" field.
> >
> > Please see the github issue
> > https://github.com/linux-audit/audit-kernel/issues/109
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Richard Guy Briggs <rgb at redhat.com>
> Acked-by: Mimi Zohar <zohar at linux.ibm.com>
> Paul, were you planning on upstreaming this patch?

Yep, unless you would rather do it?  If you pull it into the IMA tree,
please add my ACK; otherwise let me know and I'll merge it into

Acked-by: Paul Moore <paul at paul-moore.com>

paul moore

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