Python utils lack support for ptrace rules

Bug #1300317 reported by Jamie Strandboge on 2014-03-31
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apparmor (Ubuntu)
Tyler Hicks

Bug Description doesn't support ptrace rules and emits a traceback when encountering them.

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Changed in apparmor (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Tyler Hicks (tyhicks)
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This bug was fixed in the package apparmor - 2.8.95~2430-0ubuntu5

apparmor (2.8.95~2430-0ubuntu5) trusty; urgency=medium

  * debian/control: add versioned Breaks to apparmor for lxc, libvirt-bin,
    lightdm and apparmor-easyprof-ubuntu

apparmor (2.8.95~2430-0ubuntu4) trusty; urgency=medium

  [ John Johansen, Steve Beattie ]
  * Add userspace support for AppArmor signals and ptrace mediation
    (LP: #1298611)
    + debian/patches/mediate-signals.patch,
      debian/patches/change-signal-syntax.patch: Parse signal rules with
      apparmor_parser. See the apparmor.d(5) man page for syntax details.
    + debian/patches/change-ptrace-syntax.patch,
      debian/patches/mediate-ptrace.patch: Parse ptrace rules with
      apparmor_parser. See the apparmor.d(5) man page for syntax details.
    + debian/patches/test-signal-rules.patch,
      debian/patches/update-tests-for-new-semantics.patch: Update existing
      tests and add new tests for signal and ptrace mediation
    + debian/patches/fix-garbage-in-preprocessor-output.patch: Fix bug causing
      apparmor_parser preprocessor output to contain garbage after include
    + debian/patches/fix-double-comma-in-preprocessor-output.patch: Fix bug
      causing apparmor_parser preprocessor output to contain double commas
      after some rules
    + debian/patches/symtab-tests-and-seenlist-bug.patch,
      debian/patches/add-profile-name-variable.patch: Add ${profile_name}
      variable for use in profiles when rules need to specify the current
      profile's name. This is useful for signal and ptrace rules that specify
    + debian/patches/fix-names-treated-as-condlistid.patch: Fix
      apparmor_parser bug that caused mount and dbus rules to fail for sets of

  [ Jamie Strandboge ]
  * debian/patches/update-base-abstraction-for-signals-and-ptrace.patch:
    Adjust the base abstraction for signals and ptrace mediation. Profiles
    that use the base abstraction can deny any of the granted permissions to
    achieve tighter confinement.
  * debian/patches/manpage-signal-ptrace.patch: Update the apparmor.d man
    page to document signal rules, ptrace rules, and variables for use in
    AppArmor profiles
  * debian/patches/dnsmasq-libvirtd-signal-ptrace.patch: Update the dnsmasq
    profile to allow libvirtd to send signals to and ptrace read the dnsmasq
  * debian/patches/update-chromium-browser.patch: Adjust the chromium-browser
    profile for permissions needed in newer chromium-browser versions and add
    the rules needed for AppArmor ptrace mediation

  [ Tyler Hicks ]
  * Add new rule type support to to fix tracebacks when using the Python
    utilities in apparmor-utils on systems with AppArmor profiles containing
    previously unsupported rule types
    - debian/patches/python-utils-file-support.patch: Support path rules
      containing the "file" prefix (LP: #1295346)
    - debian/patches/python-utils-signal-support.patch: Parse and write signal
      rules (LP: #1300316)
    - debian/patches/python-utils-ptrace-support.patch: Parse and write ptrace
      rules (LP: #1300317)...


Changed in apparmor (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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