[lkml]   [1999]   [Jan]   [18]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: ipchains: /proc/net/ip_fw* permission change
> I got overridden on this one.  As pointed out, it was that way all
> through 2.0; changing the permissions to root-readable only is of such
> marginal benifit that I would not have done it in a freeze. Given
> that monitoring programs now need to run as root, the net result is
> probably no change in security.

Yes. I had figured that wasnt a big problem - because you can chmod files
in proc. For some reason /proc/net doesnt like chmod 8(


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:49    [W:0.094 / U:1.392 seconds]
©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site