[sudo-workers] [patch] to add support for BSM audit records

Christian Peron csjp at freebsd.org
Thu Dec 4 17:28:08 EST 2008

Ok, so I have tweaked things a bit.

- I have added code which checks the selection masks to see if we
  are interested in sudo events.
- I have added the "exec arg" audit token as per Robert's feedback.

Here is a sample audit trail for "sudo tcsh"

header_ex,90,10,sudo(1),0,,Thu Dec  4 22:19:53 2008, + 99 msec
exec arg,tcsh

Files can be found:



On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 05:49:22PM -0500, Todd C. Miller wrote:
> In message <20081128022748.GA23986 at jnz.sqrt.ca>
> 	so spake Christian Peron (csjp):
> > I would like to propose a patch to add BSM audit support to sudo.  This patch
> > and associated files adds support for the Sun's Basic Security Module (BSM)
> > Audit API and file format.  It should be noted that currently FreeBSD, OS X
> > and Solaris use BSM.  I have not tested on Solaris or OS X but, this patch
> > should build on both.  This is a starting point, it's possible that I could
> > be missing some key error conditions which require auditing.
> As luck would have it I was reviewing the Apple BSD audit patches
> recently.  It's too late for this to go into sudo 1.7.0 but I'd
> like to have official support for BSM and Linux auditing in version
> 1.7.1.
> I don't see the bsm_audit.c file in your diff, BTW.
>  - todd

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