[libvirt] [PATCH] virt-aa-helper: fix libusb access to udev usb descriptions

Michal Privoznik mprivozn at redhat.com
Thu Oct 26 10:48:03 UTC 2017

On 10/25/2017 02:42 PM, Christian Ehrhardt wrote:
> In bf3a4140 "virt-aa-helper: fix libusb access to udev usb data" the
> libusb access to properly detect the device/bus ids was fixed.
> The path /run/udev/data/+usb* contains a subset of that information we
> already allow to be read and are currently not needed for the function
> qemu needs libusb for. But on the init of libusb all those files are
> still read so a lot of apparmor denials can be seen when using usb host
> devices, like:
>   apparmor="DENIED" operation="open" name="/run/udev/data/+usb:2-1.2:1.0"
>   comm="qemu-system-x86" requested_mask="r" denied_mask="r"
> Today we could silence the warnings with a deny rule without breaking
> current use cases. But since the data in there is only a subset of those
> it can read already it is no additional information exposure. And on the
> other hand a future udev/libusb/qemu combination might need it so allow
> the access in the default apparmor profile.
> Signed-off-by: Christian Ehrhardt <christian.ehrhardt at canonical.com>
> ---
>  examples/apparmor/libvirt-qemu | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

ACKed and pushed.


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