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Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 15:59:29 -0400
To: Christoph Lameter <>
Cc: Vasiliy Kulikov <>,
        Pekka Enberg <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,, Kees Cook <>,
        Cyrill Gorcunov <>,
        Al Viro <>,
        Christoph Lameter <>,
        Matt Mackall <>,,, Dan Rosenberg <>,
        Theodore Tso <>, Alan Cox <>,
        Jesper Juhl <>,
        Linus Torvalds <>
Subject: Re: Re: [RFC PATCH 2/2] mm: restrict access to /proc/slabinfo

On Mon, 19 Sep 2011 12:51:10 CDT, Christoph Lameter said:

> IMHO a restriction of access to slab statistics is reasonable in a
> hardened environment. Make it dependent on CONFIG_SECURITY or some such
> thing?

Probably need to invent a separate Kconfig variable - CONFIG_SECURITY
is probably a way-too-big hammer for this nail. I can see lots of systems
that want to enable that, but won't want to tighten access to slab.

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