Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 160528
audit: file system watch on block device
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:18 EST
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Description of problem:
When file system watches are set on block devices and triggered, it overflows the backlog many, many times. Block devices do not need to be watched and something may be done to disallow monitoring them. This also points out a case where some rate limiting on syscall exit may be done.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. New feature
There's a more generic problem here with the backlog overflowing.
We can slow down the process being audited by making it wait for space on the
backlog queue instead of just failing. This is done in audit.63.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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