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SubjectRe: 2.4.22-pre7: are security issues solved?
Aschwin Marsman <> wrote:
>> CAN-2003-0461: /proc/tty/driver/serial reveals the exact character counts
>> for serial links. This could be used by a local attacker to infer password
>> lengths and inter-keystroke timings during password entry.

What's the problem with exposing those counters? Are we going to restrict
access to /proc/interrupts and network interface counters too?
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