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SubjectRe: Change proc file permissions with sysctls
>> The permissions of files in /proc/1 (usually belonging to init) are
>> kept as they are. The idea is to let system processes be freely
>> visible by anyone, just as before. Especially interesting in this
>> regard would be instances of login. I don't know how to easily
>> discriminate between system processes and "normal" processes inside
>> the kernel (apart from pid == 1 and uid == 0 (which is too broad)).
>> Any ideas?

As a side note, I have not experienced any problems when also "hiding" system
processes by making e.g. /proc/1 mode 0700.



Jan Engelhardt
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