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    SubjectRe: caps in elf, next itteration (the hack get's bigger)


    On Fri, 16 Apr 1999, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:

    > No, that's not necessary. The trick is that exec()ing a new process
    > doesn't automatically transfer the current process's privileges to the
    > new program. In a capabilities model, the exec() drops all currently
    > held privileges unless the new program is specifically marked to be able
    > to inherit certain privileges.

    Excuse me, how many binaries are going to be marked that way?


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