Subject: Re: coredump following symlinks
To: John Kohl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 08/27/1999 15:23:21
On Fri, Aug 27, 1999 at 03:17:38PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> It's really hard, I fear we will always be able to get a root program
> dumping core for some time ...
> For security I'd really like to be able to disable core dumps on symlinks.
> Would a sysctl be an option ?
I got another idea: disable core dump if the owner of the existing file
(symlink or something else) is not the same as the one of the process. Is this
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr