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Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2011 06:56:34 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: link & FIFO hardening

Vasiliy, Kees -

Vasiliy - in your "overview of grsecurity and -ow patches":

you wrote:

>     There is YAMA LSM for mainline, implementing these features.  It is not
>     yet applied, but Kees Cook does his best to push it.  For RHEL6/OpenVZ
>     YAMA should be OK (with Ubuntu's forcing scheme), with minor
>     synchorization changes.

What's the status on this (for mainline)?  I regard the link (both
symlink and hard link) and FIFO restrictions as a priority, compared to
some other things we'll be working on.  (In general, I want us to have a
full set of whatever was in 2.4.x-ow merged sooner rather than later.)



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