lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2003]   [Apr]   [24]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: kernel ring buffer accessible by users
On 24 Apr 2003 00:31:22 GMT
daw@mozart.cs.berkeley.edu (David Wagner) wrote:

> Julien Oster wrote:
> >Of course one could say "then let's just stop writing out anything in
> >the kernel buffer that COULD be sensitive", but I think this would
> >actually castrate the meaning of such a buffer.
>
> Would it? I can't think of anything that currently should be printed
> to the ring buffer and is known to be secret.

The simple truth is: you cannot really qualify what a "secret" is or is not. It
depends on the _reader_(s' interest), not the _writer_ (s' intention).

Regards,
Stephan
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:34    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site