SELinux: clear parent death signal on SID transitions
Stephen Smalley [Wed, 29 Aug 2007 12:51:50 +0000 (08:51 -0400)]
Clear parent death signal on SID transitions to prevent unauthorized
signaling between SIDs.

Signed-off-by: Stephen Smalley <sds@tycho.nsa.gov>
Acked-by: Eric Paris <eparis@parisplace.org>
Signed-off-by: James Morris <jmorris@localhost.localdomain>

security/selinux/hooks.c

index d8bc417..3694662 100644 (file)
@@ -1907,6 +1907,9 @@ static void selinux_bprm_post_apply_creds(struct linux_binprm *bprm)
                spin_unlock_irq(&current->sighand->siglock);
        }
 
+       /* Always clear parent death signal on SID transitions. */
+       current->pdeath_signal = 0;
+
        /* Check whether the new SID can inherit resource limits
           from the old SID.  If not, reset all soft limits to
           the lower of the current task's hard limit and the init