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Mounting r/o + root permissions

Mounting r/o + root permissions

Posted Mar 8, 2007 23:57 UTC (Thu) by blujay (guest, #39961)
In reply to: Hunting for Rootkits by danshearer
Parent article: Hunting for Rootkits

If modifying an executable requires root permissions, and an attacker was able to do so, wouldn't he also be able to remount a partition r/w?

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