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# Rules for all domains.
# Allow reaping by init.
allow domain init:process sigchld;
# Intra-domain accesses.
allow domain self:process {
allow domain self:fd use;
allow domain proc:dir r_dir_perms;
allow domain proc_net:dir search;
r_dir_file(domain, self)
allow domain self:{ fifo_file file } rw_file_perms;
allow domain self:unix_dgram_socket { create_socket_perms sendto };
allow domain self:unix_stream_socket { create_stream_socket_perms connectto };
allowxperm domain domain:{ unix_dgram_socket unix_stream_socket } ioctl unpriv_unix_sock_ioctls;
# Inherit or receive open files from others.
allow domain init:fd use;
# Same as adbd rules above, except allow su to do the same thing
allow domain su:unix_stream_socket connectto;
allow domain su:fd use;
allow domain su:unix_stream_socket { getattr getopt read write shutdown };
allow { domain -init } su:binder { call transfer };
allow { domain -init } su:fd use;
# Running something like "pm dump" requires
# fifo writes
allow domain su:fifo_file { write getattr };
# allow "gdbserver --attach" to work for su.
allow domain su:process sigchld;
# Allow writing coredumps to /cores/*
allow domain coredump_file:file create_file_perms;
allow domain coredump_file:dir ra_dir_perms;
### Talk to debuggerd.
allow domain debuggerd:process sigchld;
allow domain debuggerd:unix_stream_socket connectto;
# Root fs.
allow domain rootfs:dir search;
allow domain rootfs:lnk_file read;
# Device accesses.
allow domain device:dir search;
allow domain dev_type:lnk_file r_file_perms;
allow domain devpts:dir search;
allow domain socket_device:dir r_dir_perms;
allow domain owntty_device:chr_file rw_file_perms;
allow domain null_device:chr_file rw_file_perms;
allow domain zero_device:chr_file rw_file_perms;
allow domain ashmem_device:chr_file rw_file_perms;
allow domain binder_device:chr_file rw_file_perms;
allow domain ptmx_device:chr_file rw_file_perms;
allow domain alarm_device:chr_file r_file_perms;
allow domain urandom_device:chr_file rw_file_perms;
allow domain random_device:chr_file rw_file_perms;
allow domain properties_device:dir r_dir_perms;
allow domain properties_serial:file r_file_perms;
# For now, everyone can access core property files
# Device specific properties are not granted by default
get_prop(domain, core_property_type)
# Let everyone read log properties, so that liblog can avoid sending unloggable
# messages to logd.
get_prop(domain, log_property_type)
dontaudit domain property_type:file audit_access;
allow domain property_contexts:file r_file_perms;
allow domain init:key search;
allow domain vold:key search;
# logd access
# System file accesses.
allow domain system_file:dir { search getattr };
allow domain system_file:file { execute read open getattr };
allow domain system_file:lnk_file read;
# read any sysfs symlinks
allow domain sysfs:lnk_file read;
# libc references /data/misc/zoneinfo for timezone related information
r_dir_file(domain, zoneinfo_data_file)
# Lots of processes access current CPU information
r_dir_file(domain, sysfs_devices_system_cpu)
r_dir_file(domain, sysfs_usb);
# files under /data.
allow domain system_data_file:dir { search getattr };
allow domain system_data_file:lnk_file read;
# required by the dynamic linker
allow domain proc:lnk_file { getattr read };
# /proc/cpuinfo
allow domain proc_cpuinfo:file r_file_perms;
# toybox loads libselinux which stats /sys/fs/selinux/
allow domain selinuxfs:dir search;
allow domain selinuxfs:file getattr;
allow domain sysfs:dir search;
allow domain selinuxfs:filesystem getattr;
# For /acct/uid/*/tasks.
allow domain cgroup:dir { search write };
allow domain cgroup:file w_file_perms;
# Almost all processes log tracing information to
# /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/trace_marker
# The reason behind this is documented in b/6513400
allow domain debugfs:dir search;
allow domain debugfs_tracing:dir search;
allow domain debugfs_trace_marker:file w_file_perms;
# Filesystem access.
allow domain fs_type:filesystem getattr;
allow domain fs_type:dir getattr;
### neverallow rules
# Do not allow any domain other than init or recovery to create unlabeled files.
neverallow { domain -init -recovery } unlabeled:dir_file_class_set create;
# Limit ability to ptrace or read sensitive /proc/pid files of processes
# with other UIDs to these whitelisted domains.
neverallow {
} self:capability sys_ptrace;
# Limit device node creation to these whitelisted domains.
neverallow {
} self:capability mknod;
# Limit raw I/O to these whitelisted domains. Do not apply to debug builds.
neverallow {
} self:capability sys_rawio;
# No process can map low memory (< CONFIG_LSM_MMAP_MIN_ADDR).
neverallow * self:memprotect mmap_zero;
# No domain needs mac_override as it is unused by SELinux.
neverallow * self:capability2 mac_override;
# Only recovery needs mac_admin to set contexts not defined in current policy.
neverallow { domain -recovery } self:capability2 mac_admin;
# Only init should be able to load SELinux policies.
# The first load technically occurs while still in the kernel domain,
# but this does not trigger a denial since there is no policy yet.
# Policy reload requires allowing this to the init domain.
neverallow { domain -init } kernel:security load_policy;
# Only init and the system_server can set selinux.reload_policy 1
# to trigger a policy reload.
neverallow { domain -init -system_server } security_prop:property_service set;
# Only init and system_server can write to /data/security, where runtime
# policy updates live.
# Only init can relabel /data/security (for init.rc restorecon_recursive /data).
neverallow { domain -init } security_file:{ dir file lnk_file } { relabelfrom relabelto };
# Only init and system_server can create/setattr directories with this type.
# init is for init.rc mkdir /data/security.
# system_server is for creating subdirectories under /data/security.
neverallow { domain -init -system_server } security_file:dir { create setattr };
# Only system_server can create subdirectories and files under /data/security.
neverallow { domain -system_server } security_file:dir { rename write add_name remove_name rmdir };
neverallow { domain -system_server } security_file:file { create setattr write append unlink link rename };
neverallow { domain -system_server } security_file:lnk_file { create setattr unlink rename };
# Only init prior to switching context should be able to set enforcing mode.
# init starts in kernel domain and switches to init domain via setcon in
# the init.rc, so the setenforce occurs while still in kernel. After
# switching domains, there is never any need to setenforce again by init.
neverallow * kernel:security setenforce;
neverallow { domain -kernel } kernel:security setcheckreqprot;
# No booleans in AOSP policy, so no need to ever set them.
neverallow * kernel:security setbool;
# Adjusting the AVC cache threshold.
# Not presently allowed to anything in policy, but possibly something
# that could be set from init.rc.
neverallow { domain -init } kernel:security setsecparam;
# Only init, ueventd and system_server should be able to access HW RNG
neverallow { domain -init -system_server -ueventd } hw_random_device:chr_file *;
# Ensure that all entrypoint executables are in exec_type or postinstall_file.
neverallow * { file_type -exec_type -postinstall_file }:file entrypoint;
# Ensure that nothing in userspace can access /dev/mem or /dev/kmem
neverallow { domain -kernel -ueventd -init } kmem_device:chr_file *;
neverallow * kmem_device:chr_file ~{ create relabelto unlink setattr };
# Only init should be able to configure kernel usermodehelpers or
# security-sensitive proc settings.
neverallow { domain -init } usermodehelper:file { append write };
neverallow { domain -init } proc_security:file { append open read write };
# No domain should be allowed to ptrace init.
neverallow * init:process ptrace;
# Init can't do anything with binder calls. If this neverallow rule is being
# triggered, it's probably due to a service with no SELinux domain.
neverallow * init:binder *;
# Don't allow raw read/write/open access to block_device
# Rather force a relabel to a more specific type
neverallow { domain -kernel -init -recovery -uncrypt } block_device:blk_file { open read write };
# Don't allow raw read/write/open access to generic devices.
# Rather force a relabel to a more specific type.
# init is exempt from this as there are character devices that only it uses.
# ueventd is exempt from this, as it is managing these devices.
neverallow { domain -init -ueventd } device:chr_file { open read write };
# Limit what domains can mount filesystems or change their mount flags.
# sdcard_type / vfat is exempt as a larger set of domains need
# this capability, including device-specific domains.
neverallow { domain -kernel -init -recovery -vold -zygote -update_engine -otapreopt_chroot } { fs_type -sdcard_type }:filesystem { mount remount relabelfrom relabelto };
# Assert that, to the extent possible, we're not loading executable content from
# outside the rootfs or /system partition except for a few whitelisted domains.
neverallow {
} { file_type -system_file -exec_type -postinstall_file }:file execute;
neverallow {
-appdomain # for oemfs
-recovery # for /tmp/update_binary in tmpfs
} { fs_type -rootfs }:file execute;
# Files from cache should never be executed
neverallow domain { cache_file cache_backup_file cache_private_backup_file cache_recovery_file }:file execute;
# Protect most domains from executing arbitrary content from /data.
neverallow {
} {
-system_data_file # shared libs in apks
}:file no_x_file_perms;
neverallow { domain userdebug_or_eng(`-shell') } nativetest_data_file:file no_x_file_perms;
# Only the init property service should write to /data/property and /dev/__properties__
neverallow { domain -init } property_data_file:dir no_w_dir_perms;
neverallow { domain -init } property_data_file:file { no_w_file_perms no_x_file_perms };
neverallow { domain -init } property_type:file { no_w_file_perms no_x_file_perms };
neverallow { domain -init } properties_device:file { no_w_file_perms no_x_file_perms };
neverallow { domain -init } properties_serial:file { no_w_file_perms no_x_file_perms };
# Only recovery should be doing writes to /system
neverallow { domain -recovery } { system_file exec_type }:dir_file_class_set
{ create write setattr relabelfrom append unlink link rename };
neverallow { domain -recovery -kernel } { system_file exec_type }:dir_file_class_set relabelto;
# Don't allow mounting on top of /system files or directories
neverallow * exec_type:dir_file_class_set mounton;
neverallow { domain -init } system_file:dir_file_class_set mounton;
# Nothing should be writing to files in the rootfs.
neverallow * rootfs:file { create write setattr relabelto append unlink link rename };
# Restrict context mounts to specific types marked with
# the contextmount_type attribute.
neverallow * {fs_type -contextmount_type}:filesystem relabelto;
# Ensure that context mount types are not writable, to ensure that
# the write to /system restriction above is not bypassed via context=
# mount to another type.
neverallow { domain -recovery } contextmount_type:dir_file_class_set
{ create write setattr relabelfrom relabelto append unlink link rename };
# Do not allow service_manager add for default_android_service.
# Instead domains should use a more specific type such as
# system_app_service rather than the generic type.
# New service_types are defined in service.te and new mappings
# from service name to service_type are defined in service_contexts.
neverallow * default_android_service:service_manager add;
# Require that domains explicitly label unknown properties, and do not allow
# anyone but init to modify unknown properties.
neverallow { domain -init } default_prop:property_service set;
neverallow { domain -init } mmc_prop:property_service set;
neverallow { domain -init -recovery -system_server } frp_block_device:blk_file rw_file_perms;
# No domain other than recovery and update_engine can write to system partition(s).
neverallow { domain -recovery -update_engine } system_block_device:blk_file write;
# No domains other than install_recovery or recovery can write to recovery.
neverallow { domain -install_recovery -recovery } recovery_block_device:blk_file write;
# No domains other than a select few can access the misc_block_device. This
# block device is reserved for OTA use.
# Do not assert this rule on userdebug/eng builds, due to some devices using
# this partition for testing purposes.
neverallow {
userdebug_or_eng(`-domain') # exclude debuggable builds
} misc_block_device:blk_file { append link relabelfrom rename write open read ioctl lock };
# Only servicemanager should be able to register with binder as the context manager
neverallow { domain -servicemanager } *:binder set_context_mgr;
# Only authorized processes should be writing to files in /data/dalvik-cache
neverallow {
-init # TODO: limit init to relabelfrom for files
} dalvikcache_data_file:file no_w_file_perms;
neverallow {
} dalvikcache_data_file:dir no_w_dir_perms;
# Only system_server should be able to send commands via the zygote socket
neverallow { domain -zygote -system_server } zygote:unix_stream_socket connectto;
neverallow { domain -system_server } zygote_socket:sock_file write;
# Android does not support System V IPCs.
# The reason for this is due to the fact that, by design, they lead to global
# kernel resource leakage.
# For example, there is no way to automatically release a SysV semaphore
# allocated in the kernel when:
# - a buggy or malicious process exits
# - a non-buggy and non-malicious process crashes or is explicitly killed.
# Killing processes automatically to make room for new ones is an
# important part of Android's application lifecycle implementation. This means
# that, even assuming only non-buggy and non-malicious code, it is very likely
# that over time, the kernel global tables used to implement SysV IPCs will fill
# up.
neverallow * *:{ shm sem msg msgq } *;
# Do not mount on top of symlinks, fifos, or sockets.
# Feature parity with Chromium LSM.
neverallow * { file_type fs_type dev_type }:{ lnk_file fifo_file sock_file } mounton;
# Nobody should be able to execute su on user builds.
# On userdebug/eng builds, only dumpstate, shell, and
# su itself execute su.
neverallow { domain userdebug_or_eng(`-dumpstate -shell -su') } su_exec:file no_x_file_perms;
# Do not allow the introduction of new execmod rules. Text relocations
# and modification of executable pages are unsafe.
# The only exceptions are for NDK text relocations associated with
# which, long term, need to go away.
neverallow * {
}:file execmod;
# Do not allow making the stack or heap executable.
# We would also like to minimize execmem but it seems to be
# required by some device-specific service domains.
neverallow * self:process { execstack execheap };
# prohibit non-zygote spawned processes from using shared libraries
# with text relocations. b/20013628 .
neverallow { domain -appdomain } file_type:file execmod;
neverallow { domain -init } proc:{ file dir } mounton;
# Ensure that all types assigned to processes are included
# in the domain attribute, so that all allow and neverallow rules
# written on domain are applied to all processes.
# This is achieved by ensuring that it is impossible to transition
# from a domain to a non-domain type and vice versa.
neverallow domain ~domain:process { transition dyntransition };
neverallow ~domain domain:process { transition dyntransition };
# Only system_app and system_server should be creating or writing
# their files. The proper way to share files is to setup
# type transitions to a more specific type or assigning a type
# to its parent directory via a file_contexts entry.
# Example type transition:
# mydomain.te:file_type_auto_trans(mydomain, system_data_file, new_file_type)
neverallow {
-installd # for relabelfrom and unlink, check for this in explicit neverallow
} system_data_file:file no_w_file_perms;
# do not grant anything greater than r_file_perms and relabelfrom unlink
# to installd
neverallow installd system_data_file:file ~{ r_file_perms relabelfrom unlink };
# Only these domains should transition to shell domain. This domain is
# permissible for the "shell user". If you need a process to exec a shell
# script with differing privilege, define a domain and set up a transition.
neverallow {
} shell:process { transition dyntransition };
# Only domains spawned from zygote and runas may have the appdomain attribute.
neverallow { domain -runas -zygote } {
appdomain -shell userdebug_or_eng(`-su') -bluetooth
}:process { transition dyntransition };
# Minimize read access to shell- or app-writable symlinks.
# This is to prevent malicious symlink attacks.
neverallow {
-uncrypt # TODO: see if we can remove
} app_data_file:lnk_file read;
neverallow {
} shell_data_file:lnk_file read;
# In addition to the symlink reading restrictions above, restrict
# write access to shell owned directories. The /data/local/tmp
# directory is untrustworthy, and non-whitelisted domains should
# not be trusting any content in those directories.
neverallow {
} shell_data_file:dir no_w_dir_perms;
neverallow {
-system_server # why?
} shell_data_file:dir { open search };
# Same as above for /data/local/tmp files. We allow shell files
# to be passed around by file descriptor, but not directly opened.
neverallow {
} shell_data_file:file open;
# servicemanager is the only process which handles list request
neverallow * ~servicemanager:service_manager list;
# only service_manager_types can be added to service_manager
neverallow * ~service_manager_type:service_manager { add find };
# Prevent assigning non property types to properties
neverallow * ~property_type:property_service set;
# Domain types should never be assigned to any files other
# than the /proc/pid files associated with a process. The
# executable file used to enter a domain should be labeled
# with its own _exec type, not with the domain type.
# Conventionally, this looks something like:
# $ cat mydaemon.te
# type mydaemon, domain;
# type mydaemon_exec, exec_type, file_type;
# init_daemon_domain(mydaemon)
# $ grep mydaemon file_contexts
# /system/bin/mydaemon -- u:object_r:mydaemon_exec:s0
neverallow * domain:file { execute execute_no_trans entrypoint };
# Do not allow access to the generic debugfs label. This is too broad.
# Instead, if access to part of debugfs is desired, it should have a
# more specific label.
# TODO: fix system_server and dumpstate
neverallow { domain -init -system_server -dumpstate } debugfs:file no_rw_file_perms;
# Profiles contain untrusted data and profman parses that. We should only run
# in from installd forked processes.
neverallow {
} profman_exec:file no_x_file_perms;
# Enforce restrictions on kernel module origin.
# Do not allow kernel module loading except from system,
# vendor, and boot partitions.
neverallow * ~{ system_file rootfs }:system module_load;