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SubjectRe: Capabilities done right...
In article <199905182018.QAA02859@dagwood.CS.YALE.EDU> you wrote:
> I think there may be a large need for something like this, not just for
> setuid-root programs, but so that ordinary users can run untrusted
> programs off the net without putting their own data at risk.

The problem with this is, that the current capabilities only address
super-user featues. A non-root user has no caps to drop.

I think I read on the linux-audit list something about CAP_USER priveledges
whcih can be dropped (accept, fork, exec jumps to mind).


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