Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/etc
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 04/06/2005 12:23:41
On Apr 6, 2005, at 12:20 PM, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> What about introducing a concept of nonce-uids? Each process would
>> be assigned a temporary uid distinct from all other extant
>> uids. This would be even more powerful than the
>> dummy-uid-per-daemon model, since it would prevent (say) two
>> pflogd processes from interfering with each other.
> A good idea, but we still need a way to say what files it can access,
> which is why I mentioned systrace.
Right, and with systrace, you don't even need separate UIDs. User
"daemon" plus a well-written systrace policy should pretty much cover