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Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2023 10:44:37 +0100 (CET)
From: Jan Engelhardt <>
To: OSS Security <>
Subject: Re: TTY pushback vulnerabilities / TIOCSTI

On Wednesday 2023-03-15 10:03, Dave Horsfall wrote:
>On Wed, 15 Mar 2023, Fabian Keil wrote:
>> In ElectroBSD I removed TIOCSTI support in 2017 [0] and haven't noticed 
>> any problems.
>I hate tossing out functionality; would you not make it a privileged 
>operation instead?

But also: "Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to 
add, but when there is nothing left to take away", and it would 
appear TIOCSTI does not have -criticality.

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