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[net-next,v3,5/8] net-sysfs: require net admin in the init ns for setting tx_maxrate

Message ID 1532123814-1109-6-git-send-email-tyhicks@canonical.com
State Accepted, archived
Delegated to: David Miller
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Series Make /sys/class/net per net namespace objects belong to container | expand

Commit Message

Tyler Hicks July 20, 2018, 9:56 p.m. UTC
An upcoming change will allow container root to open some /sys/class/net
files for writing. The tx_maxrate attribute can result in changes
to actual hardware devices so err on the side of caution by requiring
CAP_NET_ADMIN in the init namespace in the corresponding attribute store

Signed-off-by: Tyler Hicks <tyhicks@canonical.com>
 net/core/net-sysfs.c | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
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diff --git a/net/core/net-sysfs.c b/net/core/net-sysfs.c
index ffa1d18f2c2c..405c41ecb20b 100644
--- a/net/core/net-sysfs.c
+++ b/net/core/net-sysfs.c
@@ -1087,6 +1087,9 @@  static ssize_t tx_maxrate_store(struct netdev_queue *queue,
 	int err, index = get_netdev_queue_index(queue);
 	u32 rate = 0;
+	if (!capable(CAP_NET_ADMIN))
+		return -EPERM;
 	err = kstrtou32(buf, 10, &rate);
 	if (err < 0)
 		return err;