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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Allow /dev/{,k}mem to be disabled to prevent kernel from being modified easily
Erik Andersen wrote:

>bert hubert wrote:
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>>Greetings,
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>>It blocks attempts by rootkits, such as devik's SucKIT, to hide themselves.
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>Until the rootkit, already running as root, loads stuff as a
>kernel module... Perhaps you should make this enforce that
>people have CONFIG_MODULES=n,
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(on a diff thread you talked about doing this dynamically)
Maybe you should also disable module loading.
has anyone already done such a thing as disabling module loading after a
point in system startup?

Eliezer

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