Subject: Re: PROT_EXEC mappings of vnodes -> VTEXT
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List: tech-kern
Date: 10/30/2001 08:06:22 ("Jason R Thorpe") writes:
> But even what you're suggesting wouldn't be "the right way".  Add +x to
> and then do "./".  This isn't really what you want, either.

Arguably that's a deficiency in sys_execve() then.

But in any case, it's a _whole_ lot better than allowing a malicious
user to cause any readable file to become unwritable (or, i guess, not
open()able for write, right?).