Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:38:11 +0100 From: Salvatore Mesoraca <s.mesoraca16@...il.com> To: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> Cc: Kernel Hardening <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/2] Restrict dangerous open in sticky directories 2017-11-27 14:18 GMT+01:00 Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>: > Salvatore, > > On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 02:14:41AM +0100, Solar Designer wrote: >> When I suggested the O_CREAT-without-O_EXCL checks, I didn't mean you'd >> try to introduce them at the same time with the restrictions on FIFOs >> and regular files. > > I re-read what I wrote in that discussion in September, and I can see > how it was confusing: first I suggested those checks as possible extra > settings in the restrictions on FIFOs and regular files, then agreed > with you that we need a separate sysctl in a separate patch - but we > never discussed whether that separate patch should be part of the same > patch series or not. No problem, misunderstandings happen. I really appreciate your help with this patch! Salvatore
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