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authorMatthew Garrett <matthewgarrett@google.com>2019-08-19 17:17:38 -0700
committerJames Morris <jmorris@namei.org>2019-08-19 21:54:15 -0700
commit9e47d31d6a57b5babaca36d42b0d11b6db6019b7 (patch)
treefcc41c716dbdeb3f8237903284e54ea524d2f463
parente6b1db98cf4d54d9ea59cfcc195f70dc946fdd38 (diff)
security: Add a "locked down" LSM hook
Add a mechanism to allow LSMs to make a policy decision around whether kernel functionality that would allow tampering with or examining the runtime state of the kernel should be permitted. Signed-off-by: Matthew Garrett <mjg59@google.com> Acked-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Acked-by: Casey Schaufler <casey@schaufler-ca.com> Signed-off-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
-rw-r--r--include/linux/lsm_hooks.h7
-rw-r--r--include/linux/security.h32
-rw-r--r--security/security.c6
3 files changed, 45 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h b/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h
index b02e8bb6654d..2f4ba9062fb8 100644
--- a/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h
+++ b/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h
@@ -1446,6 +1446,11 @@
* @bpf_prog_free_security:
* Clean up the security information stored inside bpf prog.
*
+ * @locked_down
+ * Determine whether a kernel feature that potentially enables arbitrary
+ * code execution in kernel space should be permitted.
+ *
+ * @what: kernel feature being accessed
*/
union security_list_options {
int (*binder_set_context_mgr)(struct task_struct *mgr);
@@ -1807,6 +1812,7 @@ union security_list_options {
int (*bpf_prog_alloc_security)(struct bpf_prog_aux *aux);
void (*bpf_prog_free_security)(struct bpf_prog_aux *aux);
#endif /* CONFIG_BPF_SYSCALL */
+ int (*locked_down)(enum lockdown_reason what);
};
struct security_hook_heads {
@@ -2046,6 +2052,7 @@ struct security_hook_heads {
struct hlist_head bpf_prog_alloc_security;
struct hlist_head bpf_prog_free_security;
#endif /* CONFIG_BPF_SYSCALL */
+ struct hlist_head locked_down;
} __randomize_layout;
/*
diff --git a/include/linux/security.h b/include/linux/security.h
index c5dd90981c98..04cf48fab15d 100644
--- a/include/linux/security.h
+++ b/include/linux/security.h
@@ -77,6 +77,33 @@ enum lsm_event {
LSM_POLICY_CHANGE,
};
+/*
+ * These are reasons that can be passed to the security_locked_down()
+ * LSM hook. Lockdown reasons that protect kernel integrity (ie, the
+ * ability for userland to modify kernel code) are placed before
+ * LOCKDOWN_INTEGRITY_MAX. Lockdown reasons that protect kernel
+ * confidentiality (ie, the ability for userland to extract
+ * information from the running kernel that would otherwise be
+ * restricted) are placed before LOCKDOWN_CONFIDENTIALITY_MAX.
+ *
+ * LSM authors should note that the semantics of any given lockdown
+ * reason are not guaranteed to be stable - the same reason may block
+ * one set of features in one kernel release, and a slightly different
+ * set of features in a later kernel release. LSMs that seek to expose
+ * lockdown policy at any level of granularity other than "none",
+ * "integrity" or "confidentiality" are responsible for either
+ * ensuring that they expose a consistent level of functionality to
+ * userland, or ensuring that userland is aware that this is
+ * potentially a moving target. It is easy to misuse this information
+ * in a way that could break userspace. Please be careful not to do
+ * so.
+ */
+enum lockdown_reason {
+ LOCKDOWN_NONE,
+ LOCKDOWN_INTEGRITY_MAX,
+ LOCKDOWN_CONFIDENTIALITY_MAX,
+};
+
/* These functions are in security/commoncap.c */
extern int cap_capable(const struct cred *cred, struct user_namespace *ns,
int cap, unsigned int opts);
@@ -393,6 +420,7 @@ void security_inode_invalidate_secctx(struct inode *inode);
int security_inode_notifysecctx(struct inode *inode, void *ctx, u32 ctxlen);
int security_inode_setsecctx(struct dentry *dentry, void *ctx, u32 ctxlen);
int security_inode_getsecctx(struct inode *inode, void **ctx, u32 *ctxlen);
+int security_locked_down(enum lockdown_reason what);
#else /* CONFIG_SECURITY */
static inline int call_lsm_notifier(enum lsm_event event, void *data)
@@ -1210,6 +1238,10 @@ static inline int security_inode_getsecctx(struct inode *inode, void **ctx, u32
{
return -EOPNOTSUPP;
}
+static inline int security_locked_down(enum lockdown_reason what)
+{
+ return 0;
+}
#endif /* CONFIG_SECURITY */
#ifdef CONFIG_SECURITY_NETWORK
diff --git a/security/security.c b/security/security.c
index ef4a0111c8b4..7fc373486d7a 100644
--- a/security/security.c
+++ b/security/security.c
@@ -2389,3 +2389,9 @@ void security_bpf_prog_free(struct bpf_prog_aux *aux)
call_void_hook(bpf_prog_free_security, aux);
}
#endif /* CONFIG_BPF_SYSCALL */
+
+int security_locked_down(enum lockdown_reason what)
+{
+ return call_int_hook(locked_down, 0, what);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(security_locked_down);