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    SubjectRe: 3dfx - a security hazard?
    On Thu, 11 Mar 1999, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
    > But, as I said, Alan is always right, so I am merely curious
    > as to what am I missing here.
    3Dfx driver was written to allow safe access to 3Dfx boards
    by non-root users. The problem is that it doesn't play it's
    role well, because any user with access to /dev/3dfx can
    write to arbitrary PCI config space of the card -> look at
    doQueryUpdate(). In other words it gives you nothing over
    '+s' stuff.

    Kris


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