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SubjectRe: (pspace,pid) vs true pid virtualization
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On Thu, 2006-02-16 at 15:30 +0100, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> > - Should a process have some sort of global (on the machine identifier)?
>
> this is mandatory, as it is required to kill any process
> from the host (admin) context, without entering the pid
> space (which would lead to all kind of security issues)

Giving admin processes the ability to enter pid spaces seems like it
solves an entire class of problems, right?. Could you explain a bit
what kinds of security issues it introduces?

-- Dave

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