Hey Tyler :)

On Wed, Aug 09, 2017 at 03:33:28PM -0500, Tyler Hicks wrote:
> Hey Tycho!
> On 08/09/2017 03:22 PM, Tycho Andersen wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 09, 2017 at 12:01:53PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> >> This series is the result of Fabricio and I going around a few times
> >> on possible solutions for finding a way to enhance RET_KILL to kill
> >> the process group. There's a lot of ways this could be done, but I
> >> wanted something that felt cleanest. As it happens, Tyler's recent
> >> patch series for logging improvement also needs to know a litte bit
> >> more during filter runs, and the solution for both is to pass back
> >> the matched filter. This lets us examine it here for RET_KILL and
> >> in the future for logging changes.
> >>
> >> The filter passing is patch 1, the new flag for RET_KILL is patch 2.
> >> Some test refactoring is in patch 3 for the RET_DATA ordering, and
> >> patch 4 is the test for the new RET_KILL flag.
> >>
> >> One thing missing is that CRIU will likely need to be updated, since
> >> saving/restoring seccomp filter _rules_ will not include the filter
> >> _flags_ for a process. This can be addressed separately.
> > 
> > Thanks for the heads up, I suppose PTRACE_SECCOMP_GET_FLAGS similar to
> > how PTRACE_SECCOMP_GET_FILTER works will be fine for this. One
> > question is: would we then also need to keep track of the TSYNC flag?
> > I don't think CRIU needs this to be correct, and we can grab the
> > KILL_PROCESS flag from filter->kill_process, so perhaps it's moot.
> Note that the logging changes that I'm working on also introduce a new
> filter flag (as Kees mentioned above). My filter flag is a lot like the
> KILL_PROCESS filter flag in that it is stored as a member of the
> seccomp_filter struct.
> I would think that you'd want to be able to do something like
> PTRACE_SECCOMP_GET_FILTER to (hopefully) future proof CRIU against all
> newly added filter flags.

Yep, the theoretical GET_FLAGS above would handle this, I think. What
I was wondering about is for TSYNC (or any future flags) which aren't
tracked in the struct seccomp_filter; would the existence of GET_FLAGS
mean we need to remember such flags as well somewhere? Not necessary
for CRIU's correctness right now at least, but...



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