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Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 10:01:28 -0800
From: Kees Cook <>
Subject: Re: filesystem capabilities

On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 12:37:35PM +0100, Sebastian Krahmer wrote:
> To me it looks like an error condition
> where you should die() if you see +s root AND fscaps applied.

Right now the kernel will only apply the caps and will ignore the setuid
bit, actually, if both are seen:;a=commitdiff;h=b5f22a59c0356655a501190959db9f7f5dd07e3f


Kees Cook
Ubuntu Security Team

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