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[v6,11/11] ima: Don't remove security.ima if file must not be appraised

Message ID 20210505113329.1410943-7-roberto.sassu@huawei.com (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series evm: Improve usability of portable signatures | expand

Commit Message

Roberto Sassu May 5, 2021, 11:33 a.m. UTC
Files might come from a remote source and might have xattrs, including
security.ima. It should not be IMA task to decide whether security.ima
should be kept or not. This patch removes the removexattr() system
call in ima_inode_post_setattr().

Signed-off-by: Roberto Sassu <roberto.sassu@huawei.com>
Reviewed-by: Mimi Zohar <zohar@linux.ibm.com>
 security/integrity/ima/ima_appraise.c | 2 --
 1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/security/integrity/ima/ima_appraise.c b/security/integrity/ima/ima_appraise.c
index 23af45d8ac58..e1bd61f76f9e 100644
--- a/security/integrity/ima/ima_appraise.c
+++ b/security/integrity/ima/ima_appraise.c
@@ -532,8 +532,6 @@  void ima_inode_post_setattr(struct user_namespace *mnt_userns,
 	action = ima_must_appraise(mnt_userns, inode, MAY_ACCESS, POST_SETATTR);
-	if (!action)
-		__vfs_removexattr(&init_user_ns, dentry, XATTR_NAME_IMA);
 	iint = integrity_iint_find(inode);
 	if (iint) {
 		set_bit(IMA_CHANGE_ATTR, &iint->atomic_flags);