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Could allow inclusion of systrace?

Could allow inclusion of systrace?

Posted Mar 26, 2008 15:38 UTC (Wed) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: Could allow inclusion of systrace? by oak
Parent article: The return of authoritative hooks

You mean Roland McGrath's utrace?

While incredibly nifty and a long-overdue revamp of the awful ptrace() 
interface, utrace hasn't been designed as a security enforcement mechanism 
either :)

(however, things like UML are in effect using it as such in any case, so 
security-hole-inducing bugs in ptrace() *are* likely to get fixed.)


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Could allow inclusion of systrace?

Posted Mar 26, 2008 18:52 UTC (Wed) by oak (guest, #2786) [Link]

> You mean Roland McGrath's utrace?

Sorry, yes.  I noticed that first/early patch(es) of it have gone to 
2.6.25. 


> (however, things like UML are in effect using it as such in any case, so 
security-hole-inducing bugs in ptrace() *are* likely to get fixed.)

Sounds promising. :-)


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