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authorDavid Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>2006-06-26 00:24:50 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2006-06-26 09:58:18 -0700
commit7e047ef5fe2d52e83020e856b1bf2556a6a2ce98 (patch)
tree97656e2c56a27be9d1da451dde627b693b8643f2 /include
parentf116629d03655adaf7832b93b03c99391d09d4a7 (diff)
[PATCH] keys: sort out key quota system
Add the ability for key creation to overrun the user's quota in some circumstances - notably when a session keyring is created and assigned to a process that didn't previously have one. This means it's still possible to log in, should PAM require the creation of a new session keyring, and fix an overburdened key quota. Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'include')
2 files changed, 17 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/key.h b/include/linux/key.h
index e81ebf910d0b..e693e729bc92 100644
--- a/include/linux/key.h
+++ b/include/linux/key.h
@@ -248,7 +248,14 @@ extern struct key *key_alloc(struct key_type *type,
const char *desc,
uid_t uid, gid_t gid,
struct task_struct *ctx,
- key_perm_t perm, int not_in_quota);
+ key_perm_t perm,
+ unsigned long flags);
+#define KEY_ALLOC_IN_QUOTA 0x0000 /* add to quota, reject if would overrun */
+#define KEY_ALLOC_QUOTA_OVERRUN 0x0001 /* add to quota, permit even if overrun */
+#define KEY_ALLOC_NOT_IN_QUOTA 0x0002 /* not in quota */
extern int key_payload_reserve(struct key *key, size_t datalen);
extern int key_instantiate_and_link(struct key *key,
const void *data,
@@ -285,7 +292,7 @@ extern key_ref_t key_create_or_update(key_ref_t keyring,
const char *description,
const void *payload,
size_t plen,
- int not_in_quota);
+ unsigned long flags);
extern int key_update(key_ref_t key,
const void *payload,
@@ -299,7 +306,7 @@ extern int key_unlink(struct key *keyring,
extern struct key *keyring_alloc(const char *description, uid_t uid, gid_t gid,
struct task_struct *ctx,
- int not_in_quota,
+ unsigned long flags,
struct key *dest);
extern int keyring_clear(struct key *keyring);
diff --git a/include/linux/security.h b/include/linux/security.h
index d2c17bd91a29..51805806f974 100644
--- a/include/linux/security.h
+++ b/include/linux/security.h
@@ -862,6 +862,7 @@ struct swap_info_struct;
* Permit allocation of a key and assign security data. Note that key does
* not have a serial number assigned at this point.
* @key points to the key.
+ * @flags is the allocation flags
* Return 0 if permission is granted, -ve error otherwise.
* @key_free:
* Notification of destruction; free security data.
@@ -1324,7 +1325,7 @@ struct security_operations {
/* key management security hooks */
- int (*key_alloc)(struct key *key, struct task_struct *tsk);
+ int (*key_alloc)(struct key *key, struct task_struct *tsk, unsigned long flags);
void (*key_free)(struct key *key);
int (*key_permission)(key_ref_t key_ref,
struct task_struct *context,
@@ -3040,9 +3041,10 @@ static inline int security_xfrm_policy_lookup(struct xfrm_policy *xp, u32 sk_sid
static inline int security_key_alloc(struct key *key,
- struct task_struct *tsk)
+ struct task_struct *tsk,
+ unsigned long flags)
- return security_ops->key_alloc(key, tsk);
+ return security_ops->key_alloc(key, tsk, flags);
static inline void security_key_free(struct key *key)
@@ -3060,7 +3062,8 @@ static inline int security_key_permission(key_ref_t key_ref,
static inline int security_key_alloc(struct key *key,
- struct task_struct *tsk)
+ struct task_struct *tsk,
+ unsigned long flags)
return 0;

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