[PATCH] More lenient D-Bus policy

Dan Williams dcbw
Thu May 29 15:44:22 PDT 2014

On Mon, 2014-05-26 at 10:56 +0100, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) wrote:
> On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 9:28 AM, Johannes Berg
> <johannes at sipsolutions.net> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2014-05-25 at 12:04 +0100, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) wrote:
> >
> >> I'm afraid you'll have to do all properties access control from the
> >> code instead. I can still provide a patch that only gives access to
> >> signals on the above objects and I can even make it more specific if
> >> we want that?
> >
> > Well, the signals have the same problem really - there's a "new blob"
> > signal I believe which probably has all the blob properties.
> As I said:
> 1. You can define a refined policy for signals so thats fixable.
> 2. For properties, you can deny access from code.

That seems like the right way forward...  I guess we have to audit the
signals and properties to make sure what the permissions should be.  But
we really should do that anyway :)  I can try to look at that this week,
but can't guarantee when exactly I'd get to it.


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