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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kernel: make /proc/kallsyms mode 400 to reduce ease of attacking
On 11/04/2010 11:09 AM, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> Making /proc/kallsyms readable only for root makes it harder
> for attackers to write generic kernel exploits by removing
> one source of knowledge where things are in the kernel.
> Signed-off-by: Marcus Meissner <>

I can't recall needing /proc/kallsyms when I wasn't root, so unless
there's a compelling use case.

Acked-by: Tejun Heo <>



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