On Thu, 9 Nov 2017, Djalal Harouni wrote:

> This patch introduces the new 'pids' mount option, as it was discussed
> and suggested by Andy Lutomirski [1].
> * If 'pids=' is passed without 'newinstance' then it has no effect.
> * If 'newinstance,pids=all' then all processes will be shown in proc.
> * If 'newinstance,pids=ptraceable' then only ptraceable processes will be
> shown.
> * 'pids=' takes precendence over 'hidepid=' since 'hidepid=' can be
>   ignored if "gid=" was set and caller has the "gid=" set in its groups.
>   We want to guarantee that LSM have a security path there that can not
>   be disabled with "gid=".
> This allows to support lightweight sandboxes in Embedded Linux.
> Later Yama LSM can be updated to check that processes are able only
> able to see their children inside /proc/, allowing to support more tight
> cases.
> [1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/4/26/646
> Cc: Kees Cook <keesc...@chromium.org>
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gre...@linuxfoundation.org>
> Suggested-by: Andy Lutomirski <l...@kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Alexey Gladkov <gladkov.ale...@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Djalal Harouni <tix...@gmail.com>

Reviewed-by: James Morris <james.l.mor...@oracle.com>

James Morris

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