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SubjectRe: Out of tree module using LSM
> Fortunately for all concerned, although Alan's self-modifying code is indeed a
> possibility, it's much less of an issue than the sort of malware that can be
> found with a simple "find this 27-byte sequence, which will be found in either
> block 36 or 37 of the file"

Thats a very old model of detection ;)


There is another usage case for this stuff as well - which is on the fly
indexing of material. An indexer has the same basic needs as a virus
checker (without the blocking aspect) and doesn't have to be robust
against sneaky material.

Alan
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