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SubjectRe: [malware-list] [RFC 0/5] [TALPA] Intro to a linux interface for on access scanning
On Tue, Aug 05, 2008 at 12:23:28PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > It may be possible to do in glibc, LD_PRELOAD doesn't exactly work for
> > > suid binaries
> >
> > Are suid binaries something that you feel is necessary to scan from?
> >
> > I don't see it on the list above :)
>
> Doesn't work very well really does it - ld.so loads files too and can be
> attacked.

But that's an "attack" vector, which virus scanners are not addressing.
They are going for the "is this file corrupted" type issue. The
"normal" LSM interface is for malware itself, taking control of a
system.

thanks,

greg k-h


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