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block: grant IOPRIO_CLASS_RT to CAP_SYS_NICE

Message ID 20200824204501.1707957-1-khazhy@google.com
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Series block: grant IOPRIO_CLASS_RT to CAP_SYS_NICE | expand

Commit Message

Khazhismel Kumykov Aug. 24, 2020, 8:45 p.m. UTC
CAP_SYS_ADMIN is too broad, and ionice fits into CAP_SYS_NICE's grouping.

Retain CAP_SYS_ADMIN permission for backwards compatibility.

Signed-off-by: Khazhismel Kumykov <khazhy@google.com>
---
 block/ioprio.c                  | 2 +-
 include/uapi/linux/capability.h | 2 ++
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Comments

Khazhismel Kumykov Aug. 24, 2020, 8:48 p.m. UTC | #1
On Mon, Aug 24, 2020 at 1:45 PM Khazhismel Kumykov <khazhy@google.com> wrote:
>
> CAP_SYS_ADMIN is too broad, and ionice fits into CAP_SYS_NICE's grouping.
>
> Retain CAP_SYS_ADMIN permission for backwards compatibility.
>
> Signed-off-by: Khazhismel Kumykov <khazhy@google.com>
> ---
>  block/ioprio.c                  | 2 +-
>  include/uapi/linux/capability.h | 2 ++
>  2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/block/ioprio.c b/block/ioprio.c
> index 77bcab11dce5..4572456430f9 100644
> --- a/block/ioprio.c
> +++ b/block/ioprio.c
> @@ -69,7 +69,7 @@ int ioprio_check_cap(int ioprio)
>
>         switch (class) {
>                 case IOPRIO_CLASS_RT:
> -                       if (!capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
> +                       if (!capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN) || !capable(CAP_SYS_NICE))
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>                                 return -EPERM;
>                         /* fall through */
>                         /* rt has prio field too */
> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/capability.h b/include/uapi/linux/capability.h
> index 395dd0df8d08..c6ca33034147 100644
> --- a/include/uapi/linux/capability.h
> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/capability.h
> @@ -288,6 +288,8 @@ struct vfs_ns_cap_data {
>     processes and setting the scheduling algorithm used by another
>     process. */
>  /* Allow setting cpu affinity on other processes */
> +/* Allow setting realtime ioprio class */
> +/* Allow setting ioprio class on other processes */
>
>  #define CAP_SYS_NICE         23
>
> --
> 2.28.0.297.g1956fa8f8d-goog
>
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diff --git a/block/ioprio.c b/block/ioprio.c
index 77bcab11dce5..4572456430f9 100644
--- a/block/ioprio.c
+++ b/block/ioprio.c
@@ -69,7 +69,7 @@  int ioprio_check_cap(int ioprio)
 
 	switch (class) {
 		case IOPRIO_CLASS_RT:
-			if (!capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
+			if (!capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN) || !capable(CAP_SYS_NICE))
 				return -EPERM;
 			/* fall through */
 			/* rt has prio field too */
diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/capability.h b/include/uapi/linux/capability.h
index 395dd0df8d08..c6ca33034147 100644
--- a/include/uapi/linux/capability.h
+++ b/include/uapi/linux/capability.h
@@ -288,6 +288,8 @@  struct vfs_ns_cap_data {
    processes and setting the scheduling algorithm used by another
    process. */
 /* Allow setting cpu affinity on other processes */
+/* Allow setting realtime ioprio class */
+/* Allow setting ioprio class on other processes */
 
 #define CAP_SYS_NICE         23