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CONFIG_SECURITY_SAFESETID: Gate setid transitions to limit CAP_SET{U/G}ID capabilities

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The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_SECURITY_SAFESETID:

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SafeSetID is an LSM module that gates the setid family of syscalls to restrict UID/GID transitions from a given UID/GID to only those approved by a system-wide whitelist. These restrictions also prohibit the given UIDs/GIDs from obtaining auxiliary privileges associated with CAP_SET{U/G}ID, such as allowing a user to set up user namespace UID mappings.

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