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Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:33:47 -0400
From: Matt Brown <>
To: "Serge E. Hallyn" <>,
 Mimi Zohar <>
Cc: Salvatore Mesoraca <>,
 Mickaël Salaün <>,
 kernel list <>,
 linux-security-module <>,
 Kernel Hardening <>,
 Brad Spengler <>, PaX Team <>,
 Casey Schaufler <>, Kees Cook <>,
 James Morris <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/11] S.A.R.A. a new stacked LSM

On 7/13/17 3:51 PM, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> Quoting Mimi Zohar (
>> On Thu, 2017-07-13 at 08:39 -0400, Matt Brown wrote:
>> The question is really from a security perspective which is better?
>>  Obviously, as v2 of the patch set changed from using pathnames to
>> inodes, it's pretty clear that I think inodes would be better.  Kees,
>> Serge, Casey any comments?
> Yes, inode seems clearly better.  Paths are too easily worked around.

Sounds good. Do we think a rb_tree would be better than a list to store
the inodes in?


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