lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2012]   [Feb]   [27]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: [PATCHv3 2/3] NETKGDB: Ethernet/UDP/IP KDB transport.
From
Date
On Sun, 26 Feb 2012 22:30:10 EST, Andrei Warkentin said:

> +Note: the parameter is optional and largely unneeded unless you
> +are running a listen server - netkgdb will accept connection from any
> +IP on all interfaces and will reconfigure itself appropriately if

This *really* needs a discussion of the security implications of this. Do
you *really* want to have a kgdb that will accept connections from *anywhere*?
Sounds like an insta-root waiting to happen.

> +the assigned interface IP address changes. This makes it useful
> +in an environment where it's not known ahead of time what computer
> +will connect to perform the crash analysis.

Exactly. You don't know ahead of time who's going to connect. That's the
problem...
[unhandled content-type:application/pgp-signature]
\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2012-02-27 06:31    [W:0.066 / U:0.340 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site