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    SubjectRe: Unexecutable Stack / Buffer Overflow Exploits...
    On Wed, 29 Dec 1999, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > I would like to see an option that does the folowing:
    > 1) Let "normal user" programs bind to ports < 1024
    > ONLY IF
    > 2) that program was given this "capability" by root, for example
    > by means of an file-system flag.

    Actually someone made a patch to give traditional permissions to sockets
    <1024, so you could chown/chgrp/chmod them to specific users. Far cleaner
    solution in my opinion.


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