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SubjectRe: [PATCH] proc: add "personality" to process status file
On Thu, 2 Oct 2008 14:14:24 -0700
Kees Cook <> wrote:

> There is no sane way to query the personality flags of arbitrary
> process from userspace. This adds the flags to the /proc/$pid/status
> file. For example, to detect READ_IMPLIES_EXEC:

.. I'm sure local exploit writers will love this to find out which
processes to attack.
Realistically, this probably shouldn't be in a world-readable file.

Arjan van de Ven Intel Open Source Technology Centre
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