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Re: /dev/wsfont permissions (Was: CVS commit: src/sys/dev/wsfont)

On Tue, May 17, 2022 at 12:48:06PM +0300, Valery Ushakov wrote:
> Any thoughts on this?  The problematic scenario is that the system is
> upgraded, new MAKEDEV is run after the upgrade to (re)create the
> devices, it creates world readabile /dev/wsfont, and then an old
> kernel is booted (which is kinda in the unsupported territory).  That
> would allow fonts to be loaded by anyone, exposing whatever bugs are
> lurking in wsfont(4) to J. Random User.

I guess we can live with that risk.

> Does anyone have a secret devfs project that can be merged in time for
> 10 by any chance? :)

There is no time left to be "in time for 10"! (We are a few days past planned
branch date already)


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