[37/90] LSM: Create a data structure for a security context
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Message ID 20190419004617.64627-38-casey@schaufler-ca.com
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  • LSM: Module stacking for all
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Casey Schaufler April 19, 2019, 12:45 a.m. UTC
A "security context" is the text representation of
the information used by LSMs. This provides a structure
so that the use can be made consistant.

Signed-off-by: Casey Schaufler <casey@schaufler-ca.com>
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 include/linux/security.h | 11 +++++++++++
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/include/linux/security.h b/include/linux/security.h
index dde36e850cf0..e12b169deed6 100644
--- a/include/linux/security.h
+++ b/include/linux/security.h
@@ -116,6 +116,17 @@  static inline bool lsm_export_equal(struct lsm_export *l, struct lsm_export *m)
 	return true;
 }
 
+/* Text representation of LSM specific security information - a "context" */
+struct lsm_context {
+	char	*context;
+	u32	len;
+};
+
+static inline void lsm_context_init(struct lsm_context *cp)
+{
+	memset(cp, 0, sizeof(*cp));
+}
+
 /* These functions are in security/commoncap.c */
 extern int cap_capable(const struct cred *cred, struct user_namespace *ns,
 		       int cap, unsigned int opts);