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[RFC] docs: ABI: ABI documentation for procfs attribute files used by multiple LSMs

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Series [RFC] docs: ABI: ABI documentation for procfs attribute files used by multiple LSMs | expand

Commit Message

Casey Schaufler Nov. 10, 2020, 5:28 p.m. UTC
Provide basic ABI descriptions for the process attribute entries
that are shared between multiple Linux security modules.

Signed-off-by: Casey Schaufler <casey@schaufler-ca.com>
---
 Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-current | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
 Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-exec    | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
 Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-prev    | 19 +++++++++++++++++++
 3 files changed, 59 insertions(+)

Comments

Jonathan Corbet Nov. 13, 2020, 10:02 p.m. UTC | #1
On Tue, 10 Nov 2020 09:28:41 -0800
Casey Schaufler <casey@schaufler-ca.com> wrote:

> Provide basic ABI descriptions for the process attribute entries
> that are shared between multiple Linux security modules.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Casey Schaufler <casey@schaufler-ca.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-current | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
>  Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-exec    | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
>  Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-prev    | 19 +++++++++++++++++++
>  3 files changed, 59 insertions(+)

I've applied this, thanks.

jon
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diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-current b/Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-current
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..198b9fe1c8e8
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-current
@@ -0,0 +1,20 @@ 
+What:		/proc/*/attr/current
+Contact:	linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org,
+		selinux@vger.kernel.org,
+		apparmor@lists.ubuntu.com
+Description:	The current security information used by a Linux
+		security module (LSM) that is active on the system.
+		The details of permissions required to read from
+		this interface and hence obtain the security state
+		of the task identified is LSM dependent.
+		A process cannot write to this interface unless it
+		refers to itself.
+		The other details of permissions required to write to
+		this interface and hence change the security state of
+		the task identified are LSM dependent.
+		The format of the data used by this interface is LSM
+		dependent.
+		SELinux, Smack and AppArmor provide this interface.
+Users:		SELinux user-space
+		Smack user-space
+		AppArmor user-space
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-exec b/Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-exec
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..34593866a7ab
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-exec
@@ -0,0 +1,20 @@ 
+What:		/proc/*/attr/exec
+Contact:	linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org,
+		selinux@vger.kernel.org,
+		apparmor@lists.ubuntu.com
+Description:	The security information to be used on the process
+		by a Linux security module (LSM) active on the system
+		after a subsequent exec() call.
+		The details of permissions required to read from
+		this interface and hence obtain the security state
+		of the task identified is LSM dependent.
+		A process cannot write to this interface unless it
+		refers to itself.
+		The other details of permissions required to write to
+		this interface and hence change the security state of
+		the task identified are LSM dependent.
+		The format of the data used by this interface is LSM
+		dependent.
+		SELinux and AppArmor provide this interface.
+Users:		SELinux user-space
+		AppArmor user-space
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-prev b/Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-prev
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..f990b3595839
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/procfs-attr-prev
@@ -0,0 +1,19 @@ 
+What:		/proc/*/attr/prev
+Contact:	linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org,
+		selinux@vger.kernel.org,
+		apparmor@lists.ubuntu.com
+Description:	The security information used on the process by
+		a Linux security module (LSM) active on the system
+		prior to the most recent exec() call.
+		The details of permissions required to read from
+		this interface is LSM dependent.
+		A process cannot write to this interface unless it
+		refers to itself.
+		The other details of permissions required to write to
+		this interface are LSM dependent.
+		The format of the data used by this interface is LSM
+		dependent.
+		SELinux and AppArmor provide this interface.
+Users:		SELinux user-space
+		AppArmor user-space
+