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    SubjectRe: [malware-list] [RFC 0/5] [TALPA] Intro to alinuxinterfaceforonaccess scanning
    On Tue, 5 Aug 2008 17:23:39 -0400
    "Press, Jonathan" <> wrote:

    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Greg KH []
    > Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 5:15 PM
    > To: Press, Jonathan
    > Cc: Theodore Tso; Arjan van de Ven; Eric Paris;
    > Subject: Re: [malware-list] [RFC 0/5] [TALPA] Intro to
    > alinuxinterfaceforonaccess scanning
    > On Tue, Aug 05, 2008 at 04:37:42PM -0400, Press, Jonathan wrote:
    > >
    > > [JON PRESS] I don't get the connection between what I said and your
    > > point about not needing blocking open() interface. If I ftp into a
    > > Linux machine and GET an infected file, you want FTP to go right
    > > ahead and read it and send it to me over the wire?
    > Shouldn't that be the issue of the FTP server itself not serving up
    > "invalid" files, and not the kernel? Why not just hook in it, I'm
    > pretty sure they already provide this kind of interface, right?
    > [JON PRESS] So how would that work?

    the admin (or distro) decides he wants all files opened by the FTP
    server scanned, so he starts the FTP server with the LD_PRELOAD set.

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