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add a build-time knob to disable seccomp logging (-L)

People like to turn on -L in places that they shouldn't because it
enables more syscalls in seccomp than is desirable.  Turn this into
a build-time knob so we let devs run with this flag while making it
into a stub on release builds.

Bug: chromium:889063
Test: ran `./minijail0 -L -S /dev/null /bin/ls` with `make` and `make ALLOW_DEBUG_LOGGING=no`
Change-Id: I57bea91a0713456e5830312a53f27250a4de5f23
3 files changed
tree: d45b190e3dee0ed057c6de879698e1273807dbd1
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  4. CPPLINT.cfg
  5. CleanSpec.mk
  6. HACKING.md
  7. LICENSE
  8. MODULE_LICENSE_BSD
  9. Makefile
  10. NOTICE
  11. OWNERS
  12. PRESUBMIT.cfg
  13. PREUPLOAD.cfg
  14. README.md
  15. RELEASE.md
  16. arch.h
  17. bpf.c
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  19. common.mk
  20. elfparse.c
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  22. examples/
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  26. gen_syscalls.c
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  28. get_googletest.sh
  29. libconstants.h
  30. libminijail-private.h
  31. libminijail.c
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  33. libminijail.pc.in
  34. libminijail_unittest.cc
  35. libminijailpreload.c
  36. libsyscalls.h
  37. linux-x86/
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  39. minijail0.5
  40. minijail0.c
  41. minijail0_cli.c
  42. minijail0_cli.h
  43. minijail0_cli_unittest.cc
  44. navbar.md
  45. parse_seccomp_policy.cc
  46. platform2_preinstall.sh
  47. scoped_minijail.h
  48. signal_handler.c
  49. signal_handler.h
  50. syscall_filter.c
  51. syscall_filter.h
  52. syscall_filter_unittest.cc
  53. syscall_filter_unittest_macros.h
  54. syscall_wrapper.c
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  58. system_unittest.cc
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README.md

Minijail

The Minijail homepage and main repo is https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/minijail/.

There might be other copies floating around, but this is the official one!

What is it?

Minijail is a sandboxing and containment tool used in Chrome OS and Android. It provides an executable that can be used to launch and sandbox other programs, and a library that can be used by code to sandbox itself.

Getting the code

You're one git clone away from happiness.

$ git clone https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/minijail
$ cd minijail

Releases are tagged as linux-vXX: https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/minijail/+refs

Building

See the HACKING.md document for more details.

Release process

See the RELEASE.md document for more details.

Contact

We've got a couple of contact points.

Talks and presentations

The following talk serves as a good introduction to Minijail and how it can be used.

Video, slides.

Example usage

The Chromium OS project has a comprehensive sandboxing document that is largely based on Minijail.

After you play with the simple examples below, you should check that out.

Change root to any user

# id
uid=0(root) gid=0(root) groups=0(root),128(pkcs11)
# minijail0 -u jorgelo -g 5000 /usr/bin/id
uid=72178(jorgelo) gid=5000(eng) groups=5000(eng)

Drop root while keeping some capabilities

# minijail0 -u jorgelo -c 3000 -- /bin/cat /proc/self/status
Name: cat
...
CapInh: 0000000000003000
CapPrm: 0000000000003000
CapEff: 0000000000003000
CapBnd: 0000000000003000