[PATCH 2/2] ima: add policy support for the new file open MAY_OPENEXEC flag

Lakshmi Ramasubramanian nramas at linux.microsoft.com
Wed Apr 29 17:22:59 UTC 2020

On 4/29/20 6:38 AM, Mimi Zohar wrote:
> The kernel has no way of differentiating between a file containing data
> or code being opened by an interpreter.  The proposed RESOLVE_MAYEXEC
> openat2(2) flag bridges this gap by defining and enabling the MAY_OPENEXEC
> flag.
> This patch adds IMA policy support for the new MAY_OPENEXEC flag.
> Example:
> measure func=FILE_CHECK mask=^MAY_OPENEXEC
> appraise func=FILE_CHECK appraise_type=imasig mask=^MAY_OPENEXEC
> Signed-off-by: Mimi Zohar <zohar at linux.ibm.com>


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