Commit a85fb273 authored by Eric W. Biederman's avatar Eric W. Biederman

vfs: Allow chroot if you have CAP_SYS_CHROOT in your user namespace

Once you are confined to a user namespace applications can not gain
privilege and escape the user namespace so there is no longer a reason
to restrict chroot.
Acked-by: default avatarSerge Hallyn <>
Signed-off-by: default avatar"Eric W. Biederman" <>
parent 50804fe3
......@@ -435,7 +435,7 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE1(chroot, const char __user *, filename)
goto dput_and_out;
error = -EPERM;
if (!capable(CAP_SYS_CHROOT))
if (!nsown_capable(CAP_SYS_CHROOT))
goto dput_and_out;
error = security_path_chroot(&path);
if (error)
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