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Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:50:06 +0200
From: Salvatore Mesoraca <>
To: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Cc: kernel list <>,, 
	Kernel Hardening <>, 
	Brad Spengler <>, PaX Team <>, 
	Casey Schaufler <>, Kees Cook <>, 
	James Morris <>, "Serge E. Hallyn" <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 03/11] Creation of "usb_device_auth" LSM hook

2017-06-12 21:38 GMT+02:00 Greg Kroah-Hartman <>:
> No, like Krzysztof said, you can already do this today, just fine, from
> userspace.  I think that support has been there for over a decade now,
> why are you not taking advantage of this already?
> No need to add extra stuff to the kernel at all to do this

Honesty, now that you mention it, I agree with you.
This feature can be implemented in userspace and I'm the first one to
think that what can be implemented in userspace should stay in

> sorry you
> implemented all of this for no reason :(

Don't worry, usb filtering is just a small part of this patchset.
Let's hope the rest will end up being more useful. :)

Thank you very much for taking the time to answer me.

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