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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/11] fs: add O_BENEATH_ONLY flag to openat(2)
On Jun 30, 2014 3:36 AM, "David Drysdale" <drysdale@google.com> wrote:
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> Add a new O_BENEATH_ONLY flag for openat(2) which restricts the
> provided path, rejecting (with -EACCES) paths that are not beneath
> the provided dfd. In particular, reject:
> - paths that contain .. components
> - paths that begin with /
> - symlinks that have paths as above.

I like this a lot. However, I think I'd like it even better if it
were AT_BENEATH_ONLY so that it could be added to the rest of the *at
family.

--Andy


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