[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:0.020 / U:70.560 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site