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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Capabilities, this time in elf section

On Fri, 9 Apr 1999, Daniel Taylor wrote:
> Exactly.
> Non-SUID binary, & capabilities with user,
> SUID binary, own capabilities.

I disagree. if you suid to some other user, then they become the effective
user, so the effective capabilities should become and & of THAT users
capabilities and the binaries capabilities, and not those of the invoker.

Doesn't anyone believe in the principle of least astonishment? :-(

Jonathan Walther
Digital Video Broadcasting Systems
http://216.100.231.12 (requires netscape)


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