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SubjectRe: TALPA - a threat model? well sorta.
On Wed, 13 Aug 2008 20:17:14 +0200
Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org> wrote:

>
> I would suggest again to clarify this important point first. It has
> significant impact on the whole design.

agreed.

>
> Personally I would think not protecting against root would be quite
> limiting (e.g. it would mean that e.g. if some worm trojans rpms
> people download then they wouldn't be caught because rpms are
> installed as root),

on argument could be that root apps like that could/should do explicit
scanning regardless.
(if we have an explicit interface to scan a file that's not too hard)


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