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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Allow /dev/{,k}mem to be disabled to prevent kernel from being modified easily
On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 11:37:57AM +0200, devik wrote:

> think about possibility to change syscall table with no previous
> knowledge. I replied with test code which is able to locate syscall table
> and kmalloc routine address using some statistics on /dev/kmem.

(...)
> I want to say that I'm not affiliated with SucKIT nor with cracking
> and rootkiting of servers. I'll try to convince mentioned hacker
> to remove my name from the kit as I'm tired of all the complaints :-(
>
> If you feel that I'm source of your problems then I'm sorry for it.

Ok - apologies for my needless rant in your direction. I guess I also just
felt bad for not upgrading my kernel in 450 days of uptime, if I did that, I
would not have been rooted in the first place.

Will try to avenge all this by implementing a nice LSM module for preventing
such malware from being able to deploy too easily :-)

Regards,

bert

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