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SubjectRe: [AppArmor 39/45] AppArmor: Profile loading and manipulation, pathname matching
On 2007-06-25T17:14:11, Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz> wrote:

> Actually, I surprised Lars a lot by telling him ln /etc/shadow /tmp/
> allows any user to make AA ineffective on large part of systems -- in
> internal discussion. (It is not actually a _bug_, but it is certainly
> unexpected).

Pavel, no, you did not. You _did_ surprise me by misquoting me so badly,
though.

I agreed that actions by not mediated processes can interfere with
mediated processes. That is a given. So you do not give them free access
to a world writable directory.



Regards,
Lars

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"Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes." -- Oscar Wilde

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