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SubjectRe: [PATCH] TRIVIAL 2.5.12 WP security warning
On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 05:23:47PM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
> Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>: Warn users about machines with non-working WP bit:
> Hi!
>
> This might be good idea, as those machines are not safe for multiuser
> systems.
>
> - printk("No.\n");
> + printk("No (that's security hole).\n");
> #ifdef CONFIG_X86_WP_WORKS_OK

Maybe be a little more explicit in the wording ?

"No. This system is insecure in a multiuser environment.\n" perhaps ?

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