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SubjectRe: [PATCH] getrusage sucks
* David Wagner (daw@cs.berkeley.edu) wrote:
> Chris Wright wrote:
> >It's already available via /proc w/out protection. And ditto via posix
> >cpu timers.
>
> If so, maybe that code should be fixed. Where exactly in /proc would
> I find the getrusage() info of another process?

Just from /proc/[pid]/stat. (fs/proc/array.c::do_task_stat).

> Is there any argument
> that disclosing it to everyone is safe? Or is it just that no one has
> ever given the security considerations much thought up till now?

I guess it keeps falling in the "too theoretical" category. It can be
protected by policy, but default is open.

thanks,
-chris
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