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SubjectRe: hard links create local DoS vulnerability and security problems
In article <>,
Chris Wright <> wrote:
| * Michael Buesch ( wrote:
| > What about _not_ modifying the mainstream-kernel behaviour,
| > but adding an option, to make users unable to create such hard-links,
| > to selinux and/or grsec?
| It's already in grsec and owl. SELinux has the ability to control this
| behaviour, just requires the right policy.

Bah!! I just spent 20 minutes deciding that I could add an attribute to
a file which prevented hard links, and similar to a directory. OTOH you
saved me the work of doing more than a few lines on paper, and it's
reassuring to know the security patches are ahead of the problem.
bill davidsen <>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.
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