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-rw-r--r--security/commoncap.c12
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 11 deletions
diff --git a/security/commoncap.c b/security/commoncap.c
index 28f4d25480df..1c519c875217 100644
--- a/security/commoncap.c
+++ b/security/commoncap.c
@@ -543,8 +543,7 @@ int cap_convert_nscap(struct user_namespace *mnt_userns, struct dentry *dentry,
__u32 magic, nsmagic;
struct inode *inode = d_backing_inode(dentry);
struct user_namespace *task_ns = current_user_ns(),
- *fs_ns = inode->i_sb->s_user_ns,
- *ancestor;
+ *fs_ns = inode->i_sb->s_user_ns;
kuid_t rootid;
size_t newsize;
@@ -567,15 +566,6 @@ int cap_convert_nscap(struct user_namespace *mnt_userns, struct dentry *dentry,
if (nsrootid == -1)
return -EINVAL;
- /*
- * Do not allow allow adding a v3 filesystem capability xattr
- * if the rootid field is ambiguous.
- */
- for (ancestor = task_ns->parent; ancestor; ancestor = ancestor->parent) {
- if (from_kuid(ancestor, rootid) == 0)
- return -EINVAL;
- }
-
newsize = sizeof(struct vfs_ns_cap_data);
nscap = kmalloc(newsize, GFP_ATOMIC);
if (!nscap)