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SubjectRe: Local root exploit with kmod and modutils > 2.1.121
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> It is the first. And the second: each user is allowed to refer to this device.
> And it is problem of module to allow to load corresponding module or not
> to allow this.

Not so.

> It means that test for CAP_SYS_MODULE is illegal, moving pure policy
> issue to improper place.

Definitely not so

What matters is whether the user is requesting a module or the kernel is
choosing to load a module. In the former case where the user can influence the
module name then you need to check CAP_SYS_MODULE in the latter you do not
care.

Alan
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