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Re: security scenario
From: Johan De Meersman <johan () ops skynet be>
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2003 14:10:43 +0100
Trevor Cushen wrote:
Correct me if I'm wrong, but system disk mounting is done as root, so I
believe /dev/hd* needs only be readable for root - all vfs-level
accesses pass through kernelspace.
anyway). They then schedule overnight a dd of the system disk to a disk
in their machine over the network (very easy to do) What priviledges do
they need?? I must check this but I have a feeling they will have
access to /dev files and also the /bin files where netcat and dd are (or
Public GPG key at blackhole.pca.dfn.de .