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Ville Herva <vherva@niksula.hut.fi> writes:

>the /dev/kmem hole, but this closes 2 classes of attacks - loading rootkit
>module and booting with a hacked kernel in straight-forward way.

Question: What do I lose when you remove /dev/kmem?
Related question: Would it be useful to make /dev/kmem read-only?

Regards
Henning


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