[PATCH 3/7] ima: Introduce template fields mntuidmap and mntgidmap
roberto.sassu at huawei.com
Thu May 20 11:54:08 UTC 2021
> From: Christian Brauner [mailto:christian.brauner at ubuntu.com]
> Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:41 AM
> On Thu, May 20, 2021 at 11:37:07AM +0200, Christian Brauner wrote:
> > On Thu, May 20, 2021 at 10:56:57AM +0200, Roberto Sassu wrote:
> > > This patch introduces the new template fields mntuidmap and mntgidmap,
> > > which include respectively the UID and GID mappings of the idmapped
> > > if the user namespace is not the initial one.
> > >
> > > These template fields, which should be included whenever the iuid and the
> > > igid fields are included, allow remote verifiers to find the original UID
> > > and GID of the inode during signature verification. The iuid and igid
> > > fields include the mapped UID and GID when the inode is in an idmapped
> > > mount.
> > >
> > > This solution has been preferred to providing always the original UID and
> > > GID, regardless of whether the inode is in an idmapped mount or not, as
> > > the mapped UID and GID are those seen by processes and matched with
> the IMA
> > > policy.
> > Hm, looking at the code this doesn't seem like a good idea to me. I
> > think we should avoid that and just rely on the original uid and gid.
> It'd be ok to include the mapped uid/gid but don't copy the mapping
Uhm, we would need a way to obtain the original UID and GID to
verify the portable signature.
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