Subject: Re: Addition to force open to open only regular files
To: Jarommr Dolecek <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/20/2000 10:46:47
On Mon, 20 Nov 2000, Jarommr Dolecek wrote:

> We don't need to care about whose privilege is "higher". We only
> need to ensure that potentially exploitable things are done
> with id of user who executed the program.

The jist of the discussions I've heard is that figuring out which ID was
the initial one, for a library routine, isn't that easy.

Take care,