On Tue, 2015-12-22 at 08:51 -0500, Sasha Levin wrote:
> Commit "IMA: policy can now be updated multiple times" assumed that the
> policy would be updated at least once.
> If there are zero updates, the temporary list head object will get added
> to the policy list, and later dereferenced as an IMA policy object, which
> means that invalid memory will be accessed.
> Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sasha.le...@oracle.com>
> security/integrity/ima/ima_policy.c | 3 +++
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/security/integrity/ima/ima_policy.c
> index ba5d2fc..9b958b8 100644
> --- a/security/integrity/ima/ima_policy.c
> +++ b/security/integrity/ima/ima_policy.c
> @@ -431,6 +431,9 @@ void ima_update_policy(void)
> struct list_head *first, *last, *policy;
> + if (list_empty(&ima_temp_rules))
> + return;
> /* append current policy with the new rules */
> first = (&ima_temp_rules)->next;
> last = (&ima_temp_rules)->prev;
Thanks, Sasha. By the time ima_update_policy() is called
ima_release_policy() has already output the policy update status
message. I guess an empty policy could be considered a valid policy.
Could you add a msg indicating that the new policy was empty?
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