Bug 1472860 - OVN: RBAC for Encap Table
OVN: RBAC for Encap Table
Status: POST
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: openvswitch (Show other bugs)
7.4
Unspecified Linux
unspecified Severity medium
: rc
: 7.5
Assigned To: Mark Michelson
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https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/79...
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Reported: 2017-07-19 10:36 EDT by Mark Michelson
Modified: 2017-08-21 05:37 EDT (History)
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Description Mark Michelson 2017-07-19 10:36:55 EDT
From the OVN Work Items document:

"This work item aims to minimize the extent to which malicious or buggy software running on an OVN chassis node can disrupt other chassis by modifying the OVN_Southbound database. Using SSL for ovn-controller to SB db communication combined along with RBAC addresses much of the problem, however the OVN_Southbound Encap table is currently not protected by RBAC. Addressing this should be a matter of:

1. Adding a “creating chassis” column to the Encap table.
2. Adding code to ovn-controller to set this column when creating rows in the Encap 
   table.
3. Adding code to set appropriate authorization criteria in the RBAC_Permission table."

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