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SubjectRe: disable-cap-mlock
On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 09:44:05AM -0800, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>> I'm aware it does some very unintelligent things to the security model,
>> e.g. anyone with fs-level access to these things can basically escalate
>> their capabilities to "everything". Maybe some kind of big fat warning
>> is in order.

And maybe proper directory permissions, too.

Index: mm4-2.6.5-rc3/security/sysctl_capable.c
===================================================================
--- mm4-2.6.5-rc3.orig/security/sysctl_capable.c 2004-04-01 09:41:41.000000000 -0800
+++ mm4-2.6.5-rc3/security/sysctl_capable.c 2004-04-01 10:11:53.000000000 -0800
@@ -111,7 +111,7 @@
{
.ctl_name = CTL_KERN,
.procname = "capability",
- .mode = 0644,
+ .mode = 0555,
.child = capability_sysctl_table,
},
{
-
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