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




On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 1:39 PM, Djalal Harouni <tixxdz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 5:02 PM, Ben Hutchings <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2017-04-20 at 14:44 +0200, Djalal Harouni wrote:
>>> > On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 4:22 AM, Ben Hutchings <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> > On Thu, 2017-04-20 at 00:20 +0200, Djalal Harouni wrote:
>>> > [...]
> [...]
>>> modules_disabled is too restrictive and once set it can't be changed,
>>> maybe that's why not all users use it.
>>>
>>> With modules_disabled=0 and modules_autoload=2
>> [...]
>>
>> Hmm, OK.  How about naming this modules_autoload_mode, then, so that
>> it's obviously not a boolean?
>
> Yes that's fine by me, kees already suggested to rename it to
> "modules_autoload" I can change it to that if it's the best
> suggestion!

That's fine by me.

-Kees

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Kees Cook
Pixel Security