APPLIED: [Precise][Pull Request] SECCOMP mode 2, BPF

Brad Figg brad.figg at
Fri Mar 23 13:04:33 UTC 2012

On 03/22/2012 11:14 PM, Kees Cook wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 01:43:57PM -0500, Will Drewry wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 8:07 AM, Tim Gardner <tim.gardner at> wrote:
>>> On 03/21/2012 02:35 PM, Kees Cook wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 02:28:33PM -0600, Tim Gardner wrote:
>>>>> Applied for now pending Leann's opinion. I've made a first pass review.
>>>>> Some of it is a bit dense. I'll have another look tomorrow.
>>>> Thanks! I'm happy to field any questions about it, if that helps, and
>>>> if I can't answer them, I'm sure Will can. :)
>>> So I guess it got uploaded. How about a quick description of how to
>>> utilize the seccomp filter?
>>> [...]
>>> In the meantime I guess I'll go read the seccomp patch to the
>>> Documentation directory.
>> If the docs can be made more coherent, I'm more than happy to change them up.
> I've put together a little tutorial (with working code samples) on using
> basic syscall filtering via seccomp filter here:
> -Kees


You are familiar with our QRT (having implemented some of it). Do any of those
tests test the seccomp filter code to see if it's functioning properly? Any
thoughts on expanding those tests to test this area more thuroughly?

Brad Figg brad.figg at

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