[GIT PULL] Smack additional patch for v5.11

Casey Schaufler casey at schaufler-ca.com
Wed Dec 23 00:43:25 UTC 2020

Hello Linus

Sorry for the 2nd pull request, but this is a fairly important fix
for the privilege handling of smackfs in the face of io_uring. The
novel use of kernel threads in io_uring invalidated an long standing
assumption regarding the privilege of kernel threads. The fix is
simple and safe. It was provided by Jens Axboe <axboe at kernel.dk>
and has been tested.

The following changes since commit 9b0072e2b2b588ad75c94f2c6e6c52c8f4bd2657:

  security/smack: remove unused varible 'rc' (2020-11-16 17:26:31 -0800)

are available in the Git repository at:

  https://github.com/cschaufler/smack-next smack-for-5.11

for you to fetch changes up to 942cb357ae7d9249088e3687ee6a00ed2745a0c7:

  Smack: Handle io_uring kernel thread privileges (2020-12-22 15:34:24 -0800)

Casey Schaufler (1):
      Smack: Handle io_uring kernel thread privileges

 security/smack/smack_access.c | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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