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SubjectRe: Unexecutable Stack / Buffer Overflow Exploits...
On Wed, 29 Dec 1999, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> I would like to see an option that does the folowing:
> 1) Let "normal user" programs bind to ports < 1024
> 2) that program was given this "capability" by root, for example
> by means of an file-system flag.

Actually someone made a patch to give traditional permissions to sockets
<1024, so you could chown/chgrp/chmod them to specific users. Far cleaner
solution in my opinion.


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