Re: [PATCH v2 0/3] evm: disable EVM on overlayfs

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On Tue, Dec 19, 2023 at 12:52:03PM -0500, Mimi Zohar wrote:
> EVM verifies the existing 'security.evm' value, before allowing it
> to be updated.  The EVM HMAC and the original file signatures contain
> filesystem specific metadata (e.g. i_ino, i_generation and s_uuid).
> This poses a challenge when transitioning from the lower backing file
> to the upper backing file.
> Until a complete solution is developed, disable EVM on overlayfs.
> Changelog v2:
> Addressed Amir's comments:
> - Simplified security_inode_copy_up_xattr() return.
> - Identified filesystems that don't support EVM based on a new SB_I flag.

We're wasting a flag for a single filesystem but we do have enough of
them left so I think this is ok,

Reviewed-by: Christian Brauner <brauner@xxxxxxxxxx>

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