[PATCH v26 21/25] audit: add support for non-syscall auxiliary records

Paul Moore paul at paul-moore.com
Fri May 21 20:19:26 UTC 2021

On Thu, May 13, 2021 at 4:31 PM Casey Schaufler <casey at schaufler-ca.com> wrote:
> Standalone audit records have the timestamp and serial number generated
> on the fly and as such are unique, making them standalone.  This new
> function audit_alloc_local() generates a local audit context that will
> be used only for a standalone record and its auxiliary record(s).  The
> context is discarded immediately after the local associated records are
> produced.
> Signed-off-by: Richard Guy Briggs <rgb at redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Casey Schaufler <casey at schaufler-ca.com>
> Cc: linux-audit at redhat.com
> To: Richard Guy Briggs <rgb at redhat.com>
> ---
>  include/linux/audit.h |  8 ++++++++
>  kernel/audit.h        |  1 +
>  kernel/auditsc.c      | 33 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
>  3 files changed, 37 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

At some point I suspect we will need to add filtering for these
"local" records, but that is a problem for another day.

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

paul moore

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