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Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 14:01:54 +0400
From: Vasiliy Kulikov <>
Subject: Re: How to temporary change 'current' (task)

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 13:25 +0400, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 12:59 +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 12:36:51PM +0400, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote:
> > > I wonder whether there is a simple way to temporary switch 'current' to
> > > another task and then switch it back with minimum side effects?

BTW, as HARDEN_PROC restricts not only procfs, but also netlink sockets,
it should be moved into sysctls.  I think about (according to already
implemented dmesg_restricted and kptr_restricted):



And, as net restriction is no more associated with proc restrictions:




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