From: Kyle Hayes (khayes_at_quicknet.net)
Date: Fri 26 Oct 2001 - 16:11:56 BST
On Friday 26 October 2001 00:07, Chris Wright wrote:
> * Kyle Hayes (khayes_at_quicknet.net) wrote:
> > It is increasingly possible to do things to the kernel and to the system
> > as a whole through proc interfaces. How can that be controlled?
> /proc is a filesystem. since lsm easily controls all access to files
> (and filesystems) this is how you control it. and i'd think it should
> behave like vserver's sysctl interface.
i.e. once set, the process cannot change it?
> > Do the capability sets allow me to control access to the /proc file such
> > that a chrooted vserver "root" user cannot stop IP forwarding for
> > instance? I do not understand all the things that can be controlled via
> > these capability bits, so please bear with my newbie questions :-)
> this depends on the /proc entry. it is a combination of file
> permissions and capabilities.
Hmm, sounds like I need to read up on LSM too. Sigh. I was hoping I could
follow this in my spare time :-)
Thanks for the answers.
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