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    SubjectRe: compute_creds fixup in -mm
    * Stephen Smalley (sds@epoch.ncsc.mil) wrote:
    > On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 14:28, Chris Wright wrote:
    > > * Stephen Smalley (sds@epoch.ncsc.mil) wrote:
    > > > I didn't see Chris' patch. I assume that the worst case is unexpected
    > > > program failure due to lack of capability, right? The SELinux security
    > >
    > > The opposite. You'd get a program with non-root euid, but full
    > > capability set, and AT_SECURE set false. My patch is below.
    >
    > Sorry, I wasn't clear. I meant the worst case due to the share/ptrace
    > state check being duplicated in SELinux and in commoncap, as opposed to
    > being performed once as in Andy's patch.

    Ah, indeed.

    thanks,
    -chris
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