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Re: Possible DoS in rsh
From: hno () HEM PASSAGEN SE (Henrik Nordstrom)
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 1998 08:14:55 +0200


Nick Andrew wrote:

Programs (esp. daemons) which run as root should refuse to read
control files which are symlinks (and home directories should not
be on the same partition as /dev!).

Should this be worded: Any service daemons should refuse to read
files which are not files (symlinks, device files, pipes and other
non-disk-file types) or not owned by the right user with proper
permissions.

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Henrik Nordström



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