[refpolicy] [PATCH 3/3] Allow iptables_t to do module_request

Russell Coker russell at coker.com.au
Tue Sep 4 19:30:20 CDT 2012


On Wed, 5 Sep 2012, Guido Trentalancia <guido at trentalancia.com> wrote:
> > +kernel_request_load_module(iptables_t)
> >
> >   allow iptables_t self:capability { dac_read_search dac_override
> >net_admin net_raw }; dontaudit iptables_t self:capability sys_tty_config;
> >   allow iptables_t self:fifo_file rw_fifo_file_perms;
> 
> Is this for IPv6 ? It was not recommended in NSA security guidelines. 
> Has this now been changed ? If not, then perhaps it can be enclosed in 
> tunable policy ?

No, it happened on systems that didn't use any ip6tables commands.

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