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SubjectRe: fyi, 2.0.36 read() EBADF bug (it was O_WRONLY)
On Sun, 12 Sep 1999, Clayton Weaver wrote:

> So this is a unix bug rather than a linux bug?

Why do you think it's a bug at all? Think of an untrusted application
that is passed a read-only fd (for a file whose only name is in a
directory that the untrusted application does not have permission to
search). Would you _really_ like it to be able to gain write access?


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