Subject: Re: /dev/clock pseudodevice
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Emmanuel Dreyfus <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/31/2001 07:21:32
> > > 1) only allow /dev/clock to make small adjustments to the clock
> > > (adjtime(), ntp_adjtime(), and possibly small forward steps with
> > > settimeofday)
> > What do we consider as small?
> And isn't it enough that the sysadmin has to have changed the permissions
> on dev/clock first?
Someone that compromised ntpd could use it to gain root?