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-rw-r--r--security/smack/smack_lsm.c12
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/security/smack/smack_lsm.c b/security/smack/smack_lsm.c
index 1cb060293505..e73460d5acc6 100644
--- a/security/smack/smack_lsm.c
+++ b/security/smack/smack_lsm.c
@@ -2337,8 +2337,16 @@ static int smack_sk_alloc_security(struct sock *sk, int family, gfp_t gfp_flags)
if (ssp == NULL)
return -ENOMEM;
- ssp->smk_in = skp;
- ssp->smk_out = skp;
+ /*
+ * Sockets created by kernel threads receive web label.
+ */
+ if (unlikely(current->flags & PF_KTHREAD)) {
+ ssp->smk_in = &smack_known_web;
+ ssp->smk_out = &smack_known_web;
+ } else {
+ ssp->smk_in = skp;
+ ssp->smk_out = skp;
+ }
ssp->smk_packet = NULL;
sk->sk_security = ssp;