Re: 2.6.6-mm1

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue May 11 2004 - 13:59:08 EST

Neil Schemenauer <nas@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Have you seen my capwrap[1] module? I wouldn't call it elegant but
> it is very simple and flexible.

It is.

But if the application which you run does execve(), the capabilties are
dropped. And if it does setuid() without first doing

prctl(PR_SET_KEEPCAPS, 1);

then setuid() also drops capabilities.

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