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Re: [PATCH v3 1/2] modules:capabilities: automatic module loading restriction




On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 3:20 PM, Djalal Harouni <tixxdz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Currently, an explicit call to load or unload kernel modules require
> CAP_SYS_MODULE capability. However unprivileged users have always been
> able to load some modules using the implicit auto-load operation. An
> automatic module loading happens when programs request a kernel feature
> from a module that is not loaded. In order to satisfy userspace, the
> kernel then automatically load all these required modules.

I like this feature.

--Andy