Subject: Re: TCPCTL_IDENT (Was: CVS commit: src/etc)
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/02/2003 22:31:42
>>>>> On Fri, 02 May 2003 23:24:58 +1000,
	Simon Burge <> said:

>> And that might open another security problem
>> because any user can query the owner of any TCP connection now.

> I don't have any idea of security implications of this.  Anyone know
> better?

It has been possible before TCPCTL_IDENT, by just using /usr/bin/fstat.