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The return of authoritative hooks

The return of authoritative hooks

Posted Mar 21, 2008 9:53 UTC (Fri) by rvfh (subscriber, #31018)
Parent article: The return of authoritative hooks

From the article, it seems LSM is seen as a way to restrict a user's rights from an original
set, where I think it should be a way to say who can do what.

Each user could then have a tick-box kind of configuration, which is in fact similar to making
a user part of a group to give them access to a category of devices.

But I suppose the all idea now would be to say like: user A cannot access /dev/sda* (the hard
disk), but can access /dev/sdb* (a USB key that is known to belong to them).

Correct?


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