[PATCH v10 0/11] seccomp: add thread sync ability

Kees Cook keescook at chromium.org
Wed Jul 16 10:54:38 PDT 2014

On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 12:04 PM, Andy Lutomirski <luto at amacapital.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 10:55 AM, Kees Cook <keescook at chromium.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 9:49 AM, Oleg Nesterov <oleg at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> On 07/10, Kees Cook wrote:
>>>> This adds the ability for threads to request seccomp filter
>>>> synchronization across their thread group (at filter attach time).
>>>> For example, for Chrome to make sure graphic driver threads are fully
>>>> confined after seccomp filters have been attached.
>>>> To support this, locking on seccomp changes via thread-group-shared
>>>> sighand lock is introduced, along with refactoring of no_new_privs. Races
>>>> with thread creation are handled via delayed duplication of the seccomp
>>>> task struct field and cred_guard_mutex.
>>>> This includes a new syscall (instead of adding a new prctl option),
>>>> as suggested by Andy Lutomirski and Michael Kerrisk.
>>> I do not not see any problems in this version,
>> Awesome! Thank you for all the reviews. :) If Andy and Michael are
>> happy with this too, I think this is in good shape. \o/
> I think I'm happy with it.  Is it in git somewhere for easy perusal?
> I have a cold, so my reviewing ability is a bit off, but I want to
> take a look at the final version, and git is a little easier than
> email for this.

Hi Andy,

Have you had a chance to look v10 over? I'd like to send a v11 with
Oleg's Reviewed-by added (at James Morris's request). Should I add one
from you as well?



Kees Cook
Chrome OS Security

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